New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday in contrast the continued farmers’ protests in opposition to the three new Central agriculture-related legal guidelines with the Champaran agitation throughout the British rule, and mentioned each farmer-labourer half of the present motion is a ”satyagrahi” and they’re going to take their rights again.
“The nation goes to face a Champaran-like tragedy. British have been ”firm Bahadur” again then and now Modi-friends are ”firm Bahadur”,” Rahul Gandhi alleged in a tweet in Hindi.
“However, each farmer-labourer of the motion is a ”satyagrahi” who will take again their rights,” the previous Congress chief mentioned.
The Champaran Satyagraha of 1917 was led by Mahatma Gandhi and is taken into account a historic occasion in India’s independence motion.
It was a farmer’s rebellion that passed off within the Champaran district of Bihar throughout the British colonial interval when the farmers protested having to develop indigo with barely any fee for it.
Congress has been searching for the repeal of the three new farm legal guidelines, alleging that they may wreck farming and the farmers. Congress can be supporting the farmers’ agitation in opposition to the laws.
After the sixth spherical of formal negotiations on Wednesday, the federal government and farm unions reached some frequent floor to resolve protesting farmers” considerations over rising in energy tariff and penalties for stubble burning, however the two sides remained deadlocked over the principle contentious problems with the repeal of three farm legal guidelines and a authorized assure for minimal help value (MSP).
Braving the chilly, hundreds of farmers, primarily from Punjab and Haryana, are protesting at numerous borders of the nationwide capital for greater than a month in opposition to these legal guidelines.
The federal government has introduced these legal guidelines as main agriculture sector reforms aimed toward serving to farmers and rising their earnings, however the protesting unions worry that the brand new legislations will depart them on the mercy of massive corporates by weakening the MSP and mandi techniques.