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351. 

Punjab government promulgated 'The Punjab Good Conduct Prisoners (Temporary Release) Amendment Ordinance, 2020'. Who is Jail Minister of Punjab?

[A]. Om Parkash Soni
[B]. Manpreet Singh Badal
[C]. Brahm Mohindra
[D]. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Punjab government (govt) promulgated 'The Punjab Good Conduct Prisoners (Temporary Release) Amendment Ordinance, 2020'. As per new provisions, the temporary release of the prisoners has been allowed beyond the maximum period of 16 weeks in a calendar year. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, Chandigarh, Cooperation and Jails Minister, announced that the measures have been taken in view of containing the spread of COVID-19, with the intention to decongest the jails.

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