Chennai (Tamil Nadu):
Hitting out on the opposition leaders for criticising the three farm legal guidelines, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has challenged Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) for an open debate on whether or not the farm reforms launched by the Centre are within the curiosity of farmers or not.
“Rahul Gandhi suddenly said you will (Centre government) have to withdraw the new farm laws. I am giving him an open challenge for a debate, whether the laws are good, in the interest of farmers or not. I am giving challenge to Rahul Gandhi and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) to debate,” Prakash Javadekar stated whereas addressing farmers in Chennai.
Rahul Gandhi on Thursday known as the farmer protests a ”Satyagraha” and urged the folks to assist the farmers agitating in opposition to the three farm legal guidelines handed by the Central authorities.
Citing a media report alleging the brand new legal guidelines used to dupe farmers, Rahul Gandhi had tweeted: “Farmers in India are agitating against anti-agricultural laws to avoid such a tragedy. In this Satyagraha, we all have to support the annadata of the country.”
The ”Delhi Chalo” farmers” protest alongside Delhi’s borders has entered the 31st day on Saturday.
Meanwhile, a number of rounds of talks between ministers and farmers’ leaders have failed to supply a breakthrough to date.
Hundreds of farmers have been protesting in opposition to the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.