Demanding draft of new farm law, Punjab AAP MLAs spend night in Assembly building

Tribune Web Desk 

Chandigarh, October 20 

Unhappy over the Capt Amarinder Singh government not sharing details of the new legislation it plans to introduce to counter the Centre’s three farm laws, members of the Opposition Aam Aadmi Party spent Monday night in the state Assembly building in protest.

The visuals released by the protesting MLAs show them lying down on sofas and mattresses inside the Assembly building.

Leader of Opposition Harpal Cheema sleeping on a mattress in the MLA lounge, while other MLAs can be seen sleeping on the sofas. Tribune photo

The Congress government plans to introduce the new law in the Assembly on Tuesday.

Demanding copies of the draft Bill, several AAP MLAs had staged a sit-in in the well of the House till late on Monday.

The Punjab Government is looking to negate the effects of the new farm laws passed by Parliament in the state through its own laws

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