Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi in an announcement on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi-led authorities of “conceitedness”, requested it to shun its conceitedness of energy, comply with the ‘raj dharma’, and withdraw the three “black” farm legal guidelines.
“There may be nonetheless time for the Modi authorities to return out of conceitedness of energy and withdraw the three new central farm legal guidelines to finish the farmers agitation. That is ‘raj dharma’ (righteous conduct of ruler) and an actual tribute to the departed souls of farmers who’ve died for the reason that starting of the protest,” she stated in an announcement.
“Since Independence, it’s for the primary time that an smug authorities has come to energy. It isn’t even trying on the ache and sufferings of farmers, overlook in regards to the widespread man,” she claimed.
The Congress chief stated that she and the countrymen had been distressed by seeing the destiny of the ‘annadatas’ in chilly and wet climate as a consequence of authorities apathy. Greater than 50 farmers have misplaced their lives, some as a consequence of suicide, as a consequence of authorities’s conduct, she added.
“However regardless of all this, the federal government has not backed down but… no Ministers are displaying any compassion in the direction of farmers,” the Congress chief stated whereas providing tributes to farmers who had died for the reason that farmers’ protest started on Delhi borders on November 26, 2020.
Sonia Gandhi alleged that the Modi authorities’s important agenda was to increase advantages to a couple capitalists. “However in a democracy, a authorities that does not take heed to its folks would not final lengthy. Its coverage is to linger on, however the farmers will not be going to be cowed down by this coverage. The federal government ought to know that democracy means to protect the pursuits of farmers and labourers.”
In the meantime, rain on Sunday morning added to the woes of farmers, girls and youngsters protesting on the Delhi borders amid biting chilly and fog.