Forward of the nationwide ‘chakka jam’ known as by the farmer unions protesting the Centre’s new agri legal guidelines, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday stated the peaceable ‘satyagraha’ of the ‘annadatas’ is in nationwide curiosity because the farm legal guidelines are “dangerous” for the nation.
Farmer unions had on Monday introduced a national ‘chakka jam’ on February 6 throughout which they might block nationwide and state highways between 12 midday and three pm to protest the web ban in areas close to their agitation websites, harassment allegedly meted out to them by authorities, and different points.
“The peaceable satyagraha of annadatas is in nationwide curiosity — these three legal guidelines usually are not simply dangerous for farmers-labourers, but in addition for the folks and the nation. Full assist!” Gandhi stated in a tweet in Hindi.
अन्नदाता का शांतिपूर्ण सत्याग्रह देशहित में है- ये तीन क़ानून सिर्फ़ किसान-मज़दूर के लिए ही नहीं, जनता व देश के लिए भी घातक हैं।
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) February 6, 2021
Congress common secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra additionally slammed the federal government over the farmers challenge by posting on Twitter an image of the multi-layered barricading at one of many farmer protest websites.
“Why do you scare by the wall of worry?” she tweeted together with the image.
The Congress had on Friday prolonged assist to the countrywide ‘chakka jam’ known as by the farmer unions, saying occasion staff will stand shoulder to shoulder with farmers of their protest.
1000’s of farmers have been protesting at Delhi’s borders with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh demanding the rollback of the Farmers’ Produce Commerce and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Safety) Settlement on Value Assurance and Farm Companies Act, 2020 and the Important Commodities (Modification) Act, 2020.
The protesting farmers have expressed apprehension that these legal guidelines would pave the best way for the dismantling of the minimal assist worth system, leaving them on the “mercy” of massive companies. Nonetheless, the federal government has maintained that the brand new legal guidelines will deliver farmers higher alternatives and usher in new applied sciences in agriculture.
Earlier within the day, Gandhi attacked the federal government over a media report that post-budget there had been an increase in costs of petrol-diesel and LPG gasoline cylinder, saying that the Modi authorities has disrupted the funds of each the nation and of properties.
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