The Centre shouldn’t take the farmers’ agitation towards the three agriculture legal guidelines flippantly, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh tweeted on Wednesday, after visiting a protest web site within the state capital Chandigarh. He appealed to the central authorities to withdraw the legal guidelines.
“Folks of all age teams are protesting throughout India towards these anti-farmer legal guidelines. This night I joined some residents at Matka Chowk in Punjab’s capital Chandigarh. Once more, attraction to the Centre to not take this protest flippantly and to repeal these legal guidelines,” he tweeted.
Folks of all age teams are protesting throughout India towards these anti-farmer legal guidelines. This night I joined some residents at Matka Chowk in Punjab’s capital Chandigarh. Once more attraction to the Centre to not take this protest flippantly and to repeal these legal guidelines. pic.twitter.com/d92v9G6gX4
— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) February 17, 2021
Farmers in Punjab have been protesting the legal guidelines for a number of months. In November final 12 months, 1000’s of farmers from the state had marched to Delhi. Joined by farmers from different states – primarily Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, they’ve been tenting at three Delhi borders – Singhu, Tikri and Ghaziabad.
The farmers, led by a entrance of 40 unions, demand a repeal of the legal guidelines and authorized assure to the Minimal Help Value (MSP) system. They concern that the legal guidelines will make them vulnerable to company exploitation and outcome within the scrapping of the MSP system.
The Punjab Chief Minister has been backing the farmers with nearly day by day statements towards the Centre over the difficulty. Earlier this month, referring to the native elections, he had mentioned that the BJP’s destiny was sealed, not simply in Punjab but additionally on the Centre, the place its “despotic rule is all set to finish”.
“What you see on the roads, and which you allege to be the Congress handiwork, is the spontaneous anger triggered amongst farmers by your conceited anti-farmer perspective,” he had mentioned.
The Congress get together at the moment made a clear sweep of Punjab’s seven municipal companies within the state native physique polls.
A number of rounds of talks between the farmers and the protesters haven’t been in a position to finish the impasse.
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whereas talking in parliament, had appealed to the farmers to finish their agitation. He had assured that the MSP system won’t be scrapped.