MP from Shri Anandpur Sahib Manish Tewari has demanded the Central Government release the outstanding GST of the state. MP Tewari is constantly monitoring the situation of the constituency and is constantly taking information from local officials and party workers. Tewari held a meeting on Friday through video conferencing with party workers, including MLAs, market committee members, district council members, block committee members, sarpanches. While discussing the circumstances, Tewari said that the Center should pay the Punjab government’s outstanding GST as soon as possible, so that it can be used in the fight against Corona infection.
While reacting to the demand for compensation for the damage done to the wheat crop due to the natural calamity caused by individual block committee members, Tewari said that he will raise this point in tomorrow’s Congress Coordination Committee headed by former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh. He further said, the issue of giving relief to the farmers will be put forward, so that the committee can ask the central government to give relief to the farmers.
Similarly, MLA Angad Singh raised the issue of gunny bags problem in Nawanshahar mandi, to which Tewari said that he would talk to the officials of the Food and Supply Department regarding this. Sarpanch Harpal Singh, from the village of Pathalawa in Nawanshahar, the first victim of Corona in Punjab, appealed not to be afraid of the people about Corona, but they must follow the instructions of the government regarding this terrible disease. Finally, Tewari reiterated his appeal to the people to take the curfew seriously, which has been imposed only for their safety.