Punjab Cabinet under the leadership of CM Charanjit Singh Channi on October 18 decided to waive off the pending water bill of ''Rs 700 crore in all cities'' and electricity bills of ''Rs 1,168 crore''. Furthermore, the cabinet approved the proposal to provide free power to all rural water supply and reduced the service charges to Rs 50 per household. ''We Promised and We Delivered,'' said Channi.
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The newly crowned Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has met Prime Minister Modi on October 1 and urged him to withdraw all three controversial farm laws. Reportedly, CM Channi has also requested the PM to withdraw Centre's decision to postpone the paddy procurement in the agricultural dominant state. CM Channi also appealed to the PM "to end the deadlock with farmers".