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“Shocked To See Treatment…”: Opposition MPs Visit Farmers’ Protest Site

Farmers’ Protest: The opposition MPs went to the Delhi-UP border in Ghazipur in a bus.

New Delhi:

15 opposition MPs representing ten political events, who reached the Delhi-Uttar border in Ghazipur this morning to satisfy farmers protesting the centre’s farm legal guidelines, have been stopped by the police, one of many MPs mentioned.

The MPs, who went to the Delhi border in a bus, included Harsimrat Kaur Badal of Shiromani Akali Dal, Supriya Sule of the Nationalist Congress Occasion (NCP), Kanimozhi of the DMK and Saugata Roy of the Trinamool Congress.

“Noticed first hand the situations created at Ghazipur border. Shocked to see the remedy being meted out to the annadaata. Farmers are barricaded behind fortress like concrete limitations and barbed wire fencing. Even ambulances and hearth brigades can’t enter the protest website,” Ms Badal tweeted.

On the Ghazipur border protest website in addition to on the capital’s border factors with Haryana, the police have arrange rows of barricades, barbed wire fences and spikes on the roads and dug up trenches to forestall the protesting farmers from forcing their means in after the Republic Day violence final week.

A number of borders continued to stay closed for visitors motion this morning as properly.

“We’re right here in order that we are able to talk about this difficulty (farmers’ protest) in parliament. The Speaker just isn’t letting us elevate the problem. Now, all of the events will give particulars of what’s taking place right here,” Ms Badal informed information company ANI.

Throughout a dialogue in parliament yesterday, a number of opposition events requested the federal government to withdraw the contentious farm legal guidelines at the same time as they sought sturdy motion towards these behind the January 26 violence in Delhi.

Opposition events, which tried to dam the farm payments in parliament final 12 months, had requested President Ram Nath Kovind to not signal on the payments. The payments, they’d mentioned, have been handed within the Rajya Sabha in an undemocratic method. The President, nevertheless, had given his assent to all three payments.

Farmers worry the brand new legal guidelines will deprive them of assured minimal earnings and go away them open to exploitation by large enterprise. Eleven rounds of talks have been held between the farmers and the federal government however there been no breakthrough. The farmers have turned down the centre’s final provide to place the legal guidelines on maintain for 18 months whereas a particular committee conducts negotiations.

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