Centre denies Punjab minister Aman Arora permission to journey to Europe
Ruchika M Khanna
Chandigarh, September 23
Amid the rising confrontation between Punjab’s AAP authorities and the BJP-led Centre, Punjab New and Renewable Vitality Minister Aman Arora has been denied permission to journey to Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.
Arora was to journey to the three nations from September 24 to October 2, to get publicity to the newest developments in hydrogen sector throughout Europe, and get a possibility for interplay with world specialists, policymakers and trade concerning totally different facets of inexperienced hydrogen deployment, together with coverage, rules and requirements and financing.
In line with official sources, no rationalization by any means has been given for denial of the political clearance by the Ministry of Exterior Affairs to the Punjab minister.
13 individuals from eight states and 5 central authorities organisations had expressed their want to take part within the seminar. Arora was the one political individual within the record, whereas all others are technocrats and bureaucrats.
Apart from, Assam IAS officer Neeraj Verma has additionally not bought the clearance.
Hypothesis is rife that the denial of permission to Arora is a results of the rising confrontation between the AAP authorities and the Centre, after the state authorities accused the BJP of attempting to topple their authorities. A particular Meeting session known as by the AAP authorities on the problem was additionally cancelled by the governor.
There may be additionally speak of the fiasco in Germany throughout the current go to of CM Bhagwant Mann, which might have influenced the Centre’s newest resolution. The CM had issued an announcement that BMW was keen to arrange a plant in Punjab, which was denied by BMW India. There have been additionally stories of the CM being deplaned in Frankfurt, which stay unverified.