Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday slammed his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh, saying he had at all times stood with farmers. Singh had stated Kejriwal was “exploiting” the continued agitation of the farmers after the Delhi CM stated he would quick in help of the continued protest.
“Captain, I have stood with the farmers from the beginning. Did not let Delhi’s Stadium become a jail, fought the Center. I am serving the farmers by serving them. You set-up a deal with the Centre to get your son’s ED case forgiven, sold the farmers’ movement? Why?” stated Kejriwal in a tweet.
Kejriwal on Sunday had requested the BJP-ruled Centre to shun “arrogance” and scrap three farm legal guidelines as demanded by agitating farmers, and convey a Bill to ensure minimal help value (MSP) for agricultural produce. Kejriwal had stated he would maintain one-day quick on Monday in response to a name given by the agitating farmers and urged his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteers in addition to the folks of the nation to hitch in.
“Fasting is sacred. Wherever you are, fast for our farmer brothers. Pray to God for the success of their struggle. In the end, farmers will definitely win,” he stated in a tweet on Monday.
Addressing a digital press briefing, the chief minister stated the Centre ought to instantly settle for all calls for of the farmers who’ve been protesting on Delhi’s borders for the previous two weeks. Enacted in September, the three farm legal guidelines have been projected by the central authorities as main reforms within the agriculture sector that can take away the middlemen and permit farmers to promote wherever within the nation. However, the protesting farmers have expressed apprehension that the brand new legal guidelines would pave the best way for eliminating the protection cushion of MSP and cast off the mandi system, leaving them on the mercy of huge corporates.
Soon after Kejriwal’s announcement, Singh attacked his Delhi counterpart and stated he was trying “further his party’s petty electoral agenda with blatant lies and brazenly false propaganda” by means of the farmers’ agitation.
In sharp distinction to the Kejriwal authorities in Delhi, which had been thriving on company homes’ crumbs, the Punjab authorities had neither signed any settlement with Adani Power nor was even conscious of the non-public gamers bidding for energy buy within the state,” said Singh, in a hard-hitting reaction to the latest campaign by the AAP in Punjab.
“It was, in actual fact, the Kejriwal authorities that was shamelessly notifying one of many black farm legal guidelines on November 23, at a time when farmers have been getting ready to march to Delhi to protest these very farm legal guidelines,” said Amarinder Singh. “And now they’re indulging in theatrics by asserting that they’d be sitting on quick in help of the farmers’ starvation strike on Monday,” he added.