PPCC chief condemns efforts of defaming Punjab due to farm protests
Jakhar targets Tomar and claims Akali-BJP authorities carry contract farming to Punjab throughout 2013
Jalandhar– Condemning the efforts of defaming Punjab due to protest in opposition to the middle’s contentious farm legal guidelines, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Sunil Jakhar mentioned that large efforts are underway to segregate Punjab in the nation and make it a disturbed state.
He alleged because the farmers’ protest witnessed a big response in the nation, makes an attempt are being made to divide the nation by side-lining Punjab. He appealed to the folks of the state to get united in opposition to such mischievous components.
Targeting the union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar over his assertion as we speak at Rajya Sabha, Jakhar accused that the Contract Farming 2013 Act was introduced out by the Akali-BJP authorities. He mentioned this was the primary such regulation that had the availability of penalizing these farmers opting out of the contract and due to stiff protest, this regulation was not applied.
He accused the union authorities of placing the meals safety of the nation on the stake simply to please international corporations. He appealed to the middle’s NDA authorities to save democracy by respecting public sentiments on this concern.
Jakhar mentioned this concern doesn’t solely belong to farmers however complete democracy as a result of some anti-national components try onerous to divide the nation.
He mentioned that the costs of wheat would rise exponentially if the meals safety of the nation is compromised.
On the event, MLAs Rajinder Beri, Sushil Kumar Rinku, Bawa Henry, Mayor Jagdish Raj Raja and others had been current.