Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was “annihilating” farmers and workers from three agricultural laws in the same way that he had “destroyed” small shopkeepers with anarchy and GST.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was “extinct farmers and workers” through three agricultural laws because he had deprived small shopkeepers of “note-making and GST-free”. Given. Speaking at a rally in Sangrur, Rahul questioned the BJP-led central government as to why it was in such a hurry to bring any law even during the epidemic.
He said, ‘Just as he (Modi) abolished small shopkeepers and small and medium businesses through GST (goods and services tax) and anarchism, so he is eradicating farmers and workers and these three laws have suffocated you. It’s being cut. Rahul Gandhi stressed the need for reform of the Grain Collection and Public Distribution System (PDS) and acknowledged that there were some flaws in them.
He said, ‘This system needs to be further strengthened and more mandis need to be established. MSP (MSP) needs to be guaranteed. Farmers need to be provided with basic infrastructure. Store houses need to be set up. Rahul Gandhi complained, ‘Narendra Modi is not doing this. Modi is not strengthening the system. If Modi gives better PDS and guarantees MSP, more Mondis, then Ambani and Adani will not be able to make money.
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Explain that Rahul is organizing multiple tractor rallies called Kheti Bachao Jatra across the state in protest of the new agriculture law at the Center. He accused the prime minister of “ruining the system”. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh also addressed the gathering and took note of the new law. Describing them as ‘black laws’, Singh said his government would take the fight forward and take every step to protect the interests of the farmers.
“It’s a complete injustice on the farmers,” Singh said. The party’s Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat, Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar, ministers Balbir Sidhu, Vijay Inder Singla, Rana Gurumit Sodhi and Rajya Sabha member Dipendra Huda were present. However, MLA and former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu was not present.
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