Sukhbir Badal met Arun Jaitley for policies like HP state
New Delhi: Former Punjab Deputy Chief Minister and SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal today made a special meeting with the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. On this occasion, he informed Arun Jaitley about the current situation in Punjab. He demanded Jaitley to give industrial concessions to the Punjab government like hill states too. He said that the Central Government was continuously giving concessions to hill states although these concessions were initially given only for 10 years, but till now the time of these concessions has been continuously extended by the Center, like last week hill states concession have been extended till 2027.The decision of Government of India has been affecting the Punjab and its economy directly and adversely because it is also stopping the existing trade and industry as well as preventing the process of inviting investment in the state. Sukhbir Badal said that I am not against the concessions to these states but I request that these concessions and economic package should also be given to Punjab. In this regard, he also handed over a written letter to Arun Jaitley.
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