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Congress joins farmers in protest marches across Hry | Gurgaon News

Gurgaon: Congress functionaries joined farmers in a number of elements of the state in their protests towards the three agricultural payments on Monday. They took out marches and demonstrated exterior the executive headquarters of varied districts.
From senior occasion functionaries equivalent to Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Kumari Selja to younger members from across 22 districts, Congress cadres mobilised farmers in the bastions of Sonipat, Jind, Hisar, Mewat and Jhajjar. They additionally handed to the respective administrative places of work a memorandum addressed to the President.
The farmers have been demanding speedy withdrawal of the three payments, a laws making it necessary for the federal government and personal gamers to purchase farm produce on the value beneficial by the Swaminathan Committee and full realisation of advantages promised underneath the crop insurance coverage scheme.
“We held a state-wide protest to highlight how BJP has killed the democratic spirit of the country. We, as the opposition, stand behind the poor farmers and support their cause. BJP knows no other way but to blame everything on the position for their failures. Our protest is to expose how some of their schemes like crop insurance, land acquisition and demonetisation, among others, have made the farmers’ lives miserable,” mentioned Asish Dua, Congress secretary.
In Mewat, the farmers ignored the administration’s pleas to not be “misled” in regards to the penalties of the three payments. The protesters assembled at Gandhi Park on NH-248A and marched for 3km to achieve the Nuh mini secretariat. They raised slogans towards the state and central governments earlier than handing out a memorandum.
In Rewari additionally, Congress employees and farmers led by Captain Ajay Singh Yadav protested towards the three payments. They began a march from the home of Yadav and reached the district headquarters in the afternoon. The protesters sat on a dharna exterior the secretariat and raised anti-BJP slogans.
“Without any division or voting, BJP passed the black law unilaterally. It has undermined the voices of farmers, opposition and even its allies. We have submitted the memorandum, asking the President to intervene and uphold the interests of farmers. We also demand procurement centres for cotton,” mentioned Yadav.
In Jind, state Congress president Kumari Selja led scores of farmers to launch assaults on the ruling occasion. “They (BJP) have conspired against the food-providers of the country. These bills will enslave the farmers and the agricultural sector will become nothing less than a mortgage in the hands of capitalists,” she mentioned.
Meanwhile, deputy chief minister Dushyanat Chautala has assured the farmers that the agriculture payments wouldn’t damage their pursuits and he would resign from his put up if the MSP was compromised.

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