Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu accused the Badals and former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh of perpetuating Fastway Cable TV Community monopoly within the state
Amid the Enforcement Directorate (ED) raids on the premises owned by the Fastway Cable TV Community, Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday accused the Badals and former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh of perpetuating its monopoly within the state.
Sidhu mentioned the Badals made legal guidelines to guard the community’s monopoly whereas Capt Amarinder stalled a regulation proposed by him which might have ended its monopoly. “Fastway has 3-4 instances TV connections than knowledge it’s sharing with govt. Badals made legal guidelines to guard its monopoly… @capt_amarinder stalled my proposed regulation which might have ended fastway monopoly, obtained income for state per connection & lowered TV cable costs for individuals to half,” he alleged in a tweet.
The Punjab Congress chief additionally tweeted that he had proposed a brand new regulation in 2017 to get better state taxes from Fastway by taking management over computer systems and knowledge which might have freed the cable operators from clutches of this monopoly and crammed state coffers. “5 yrs in the past, I put ahead coverage to do away with Multi Methods Operator- Fastway’s monopoly, to get better 1000s of crores taxes, empower native operators & give low cost cable to individuals… with out obligatory motion in opposition to fastway, it’s misguided to recommend resolution of Punjab’s cable woes (sic),” he mentioned in one other tweet.