Addressing the media, SAD chief Sukhbir Singh accused the Congress government of having "struck" at the very livelihood of small truckers by abolishing truck unions.
He said that the prime minister can also announce bestowing of riparian rights of river waters to the state.
Announcing new poll promises, Sukhbir Badal said farmers would be given crop insurance cover for any damage of their crop and minimum Rs 50,000 compensation would be given if the SAD-BSP alliance comes to power.
Castigating the Delhi chief minister, Channi said “outsiders” from Delhi are out to “capture” power in Punjab.
Last month, Badal had accused the Congress, which is in power in Punjab, of hatching a conspiracy to implicate Majithia, a leader of his Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), in a "false" drug case.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an official announcement, declared that the government has decided to repeal the three farm laws which had been at the center of protests by farmers for the past year.
Leader of opposition in the assembly, Harpal Singh Cheema of the Aam Aadmi Party, also accused the Akalis of supporting the farm laws.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said he always implored Union Government to roll back 'black' agri farm laws.
The SAD supremo Sukhbir Badal warned the Congress government and Punjab’s Director General of Police with legal action if false witnesses were arranged to frame the Badals.
Sukhbir Badal was protesting the way the Centre has enhanced the powers of the BSF
TMC and Punjab Chief Minister have criticised government's decision to authorise BSF to undertake search, seizure and arrest within a larger 50 km stretch of the border of West Bengal, Assam and Punjab instead of existing 15Km. Captain Amarinder Singh, however supports this amendment.
'The protest march today not only symbolises the farmers' dissent but will also be remembered as a historic event that struck at the root of tyranny. Let's unite to mark this day as the beginning of a renewed revolt to bring justice for farmers,' the SAD president tweeted.
SAD is the first party to declare candidates for the election that is likely to be held in February, 2022.
Sikander, who is regarded as an icon in the Punjabi music industry, is survived by his singer-wife Amar Noorie, and music composer sons Sarang and Alaap Sikander.
The Shiromani Akali Dal also claimed that Badal’s vehicle was pelted with stones and Congress members allegedly fired at SAD volunteers on Tuesday in Punjab's Jalalabad.
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal also claimed that ‘kisan shakti' has the power to "wipe out" the BJP.
The Haryana Police used water cannons and lobbed teargas shells to stop protesting farmers from marching towards Kaimla village where Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar was to address people.
Badal also asked the BJP to shun it’s ‘arrogant attitude’ and accept the farmers’ demands
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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