Randeep Surjewala stated the Modi authorities by way of three black legal guidelines has launched a brutal assault on farmers, farm labourers and their livelihoods.
- Last Updated: September 25, 2020, 2:48 PM IST
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Jaipur: The Congress on Friday termed the agriculture-related payments launched by the Centre as a “disgusting conspiracy” towards the farmers of the nation and stated it stands agency with them in assist of the Bharat Bandh name. At a press convention right here, Congress’ chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala described the farm legislations as “black laws”.
“The Modi government through three black laws has launched a brutal attack on farmers, farm labourers and their livelihoods,” Surjewala stated on Friday. He stated the payments are a “disgusting conspiracy” towards the farmers and barns within the nation.
Surjewala stated the nation has been attacked by the coronavirus, and by China on the border whereas “Modi ji has targeted the barns in India”. He additional stated, “Today, farmers and farm labourers have called for a Bharat Bandh across the country and under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi, the Congress Party stands firm with them.” Earlier, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot attacked the Modi authorities, saying “These fascist people do not have faith in democracy, so they keep doing things that divert the attention of the people”.
He stated the best way these three payments had been handed in Parliament is ”shameful”. Various farmer teams have referred to as for a nationwide shutdown on Friday towards the three payments, which had been handed by each homes of Parliament throughout the Monsoon session and await presidential assent.
The three payments are the Farmer’s Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020.