Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre for implementing farm bills, without any "open discussion"
Rahul Gandhi attacked the centre for implementing the farm laws without any open discussion in the parliament and during a crisis like coronavirus.
Rahul Gandhi Sunday Centre’s claim of Farm laws benefiting the farmers and said, “If farmers are happy with these laws then why are they protesting across the nation? Why is every farmer in Punjab protesting? Gandhi further attacked the centre for implementing the farm laws without any open discussion in the parliament and during a crisis like coronavirus.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Sunday will launch a tractor rally in support of farmers agitating against the farm legislations. Rahul, who is on a three-day visit to Punjab and Haryana, is expected to address two public meetings, each with a gathering of at least 10,000 farmers in Moga and Ludhiana. He will also lead a tractor rally for which the party has arranged at least 3,000 tractors in Moga with another 2,000 to join as it enters Ludhiana.
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Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre:
Rahul Gandhi attacked the centre for implementing the farm laws without any open discussion in the parliament and during a crisis like coronavirus. "What was the need to implement these laws amid #COVID19? What was the haste?" he said while addressing a rally in Moga. "If you had to implement you should've discussed in Lok Sabha-Rajya Sabha. PM says laws are being framed for farmers. If it's the case, why didn't you discuss openly in the House," he added.
Kheti Bachao Yatra
Starting from Badhni Kalan in Moga, Rahul would be driving a tractor for 52 kms over the next three days. And the convoy will move through rural and link roads. Iin addition, which are maintained by the Punjab Mandi Board utilising the funds collected by levying market fee and rural development fund (RDF) from the grain markets.
The final tour programme of Gandhi is yet to be finalised. But according to the party’s preliminary plan he will finish his tractor rallies in Punjab’s Patiala. Also, attempt to enter Haryana through Pehowa on October 6. From Pehowa, he will reach Pipli in Kurukshetra, address a rally of farmers, shopkeepers and arhtiyas and then take the national highway to Delhi. Congress party is also exploring another route in Ambala for Gandhi’s entry into Haryana.
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