The Congress on Wednesday hit out on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) for “solely aiding company pursuits” whereas searching for a swift decision to the farmers’ protests and repealing of three farm legal guidelines enacted in September.
“The central authorities has met the farm leaders a number of occasions now. It has referred to as the farmers once more at present, however how will they proceed when the federal government refuses to compromise,” mentioned Congress chief Kumari Selja. She added the federal government ought to assist the farmers and hearken to their calls for by repealing the three legal guidelines.
“The whole nation is dependent upon the farmers. It’s time that this authorities ought to embrace them as effectively,” Selja mentioned. “Folks have misplaced religion within the BJP. Ten farmers from Haryana have misplaced their lives. The chief minister of Haryana ought to take a delegation to the Prime Minister and make him perceive the scenario on the bottom.”
One other Congress chief Pritam Singh accused the federal government of murdering democracy. “The talks with the federal government have been inconclusive.” He mentioned the federal government brings the farmers to the desk however says the legal guidelines won’t be undone. “It’s the duty of the central authorities to interrupt this impasse by repealing the legal guidelines.”
The Congress’s criticism got here as Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Piyush Goyal, and Som Prakash started the sixth spherical of talks with 40 farmer leaders on Wednesday amid their protests in opposition to the three agricultural legal guidelines.