Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said his state has only five days of vaccines left; three if it reached its target of two lakh shots per day, and he called on the centre to rush the next batch of vaccines. Singh has written to PM Narendra Modi and the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan for vaccine supply schedules. The central government, however, stated that there is no shortage of vaccines.
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has promised a government job to a kin of the Punjab farmers who died during the ongoing protest. The CM on January 22 announced the decision during a Facebook live #AskCaptain session, where he also claimed that 76 protesting Punjab farmers have died till now. Calling the Centre's refusal to repeal the farm laws as "inhuman", he lashed out at the Shiromani Akali Dal and AAP for spreading lies.