Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath on Thursday alleged that the Centre desires to privatise the farm sector with its three new agri-marketing legal guidelines, that are being opposed by 1000’s of cultivators.
Speaking to reporters right here whereas asserting the launch of his occasion’s protest towards the federal government and an awakening drive for farmers which can proceed until January 23, Nath claimed the “RSS and the Bharatiya Jana Sangh had been votaries of privatisation for the reason that starting”.
“They (the 2 organisations) additionally opposed the nationalisation of banks carried out by former prime minister Indira Gandhi,” the previous state chief minister claimed.
“The (current) authorities desires to privatise the farm sector with the three agri-marketing legal guidelines,” he alleged.
The farmers of Madhya Pradesh are easy and the three new legal guidelines are towards their pursuits, he claimed.
Hundreds of have been tenting at a number of Delhi border factors for over 40 days, demanding repeal of the brand new farm legal guidelines and a authorized assure on minimal assist worth (MSP) for his or her crops, moreover different points.
“Our protest (towards the federal government) for the farmers’ trigger at numerous ranges together with blocks and districts throughout the state – will proceed until January 23,” Nath stated.
On January 15, a two-hour-long “chakka jam” (street blockades) shall be held from midday throughout the state, he stated.
The Congress would additionally maintain an enormous “kisan mahapanchyat” (farmers’ meet) on January 20 within the state’s Morena district, he stated.
On January 23, farmers would gherao the Raj Bhawan (governor’s home) right here over the demand for a repeal of the three new agri legal guidelines, the Congress veteran stated.
The Congress will launch a farmers’ awakening programme from Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh on January 16, the chief of opposition within the state Meeting stated.
Nath stated he’ll tackle his occasion’s first consciousness assembly for farmers on January 16.
The occasion would maintain such conferences at completely different locations, he added.
Enacted in September, the three farm legal guidelines have been projected by the Centre as main reforms within the agriculture sector that may take away the middlemen and permit farmers to promote their produce anyplace within the nation.
Nonetheless, the protesting farmers have expressed apprehension that the brand new legal guidelines would pave the best way for eliminating the security cushion of the MSP and cast off the “mandi” (wholesale market) system, leaving them on the mercy of huge corporates.