Chandigarh, July 28
SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday accused the BJP-led Centre of showing “utter insensitivity” towards the “real” calls for of the farmers who’re protesting in opposition to three contentious farm legal guidelines.
Badal mentioned it was stunning that the union authorities was attempting to “defame” the farmers by stating that they weren’t prepared to carry talks on these legal guidelines when the issue was of repeal of the three “black legal guidelines”.
“The total farming group needs the three legal guidelines to be repealed. The authorities ought to accomplish that after which maintain talks on methods and means to present an extra enhance to the agricultural economic system,” mentioned Badal in a celebration assertion right here.
The SAD president mentioned the MPs of the Shiromani Akali Dal and the Bahujan Samaj Party had proven solidarity with farmers by holding protest in Parliament on this issue.
“We will proceed our protest until the union authorities accepts the calls for of the farmers,” mentioned Badal.
Farmers, principally from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, have been tenting at Delhi’s borders since November final yr demanding that the three farm legal guidelines be rolled again and a brand new legislation made to ensure minimal help value for crops.
However, the federal government has maintained the legal guidelines are pro-farmer.
Several rounds of talks between farmers and the federal government have failed to interrupt the impasse over the three Central legislations.
Meanwhile, Congress chief Darshan Lal Sharma joined the SAD within the presence of Badal right here.
Sharma was a secretary of the Punjab Pradesh Congress, moreover being a block samiti member for 15 years, the SAD mentioned in a press release. PTI