A Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker on Sunday referred to as farmer chief Rakesh Tikait a ‘dacoit’ and stated that the protesting farmers are receiving funds from international donors to proceed the agitation at Delhi’s borders.
Lok Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich constituency, Akshaibar Lal Gond additionally stated that the motivation for the protests come from individuals who affiliate with ‘Pakistan and Sikhistan’.
“Tikait is a dacoit. There is no agitation by farmers. The protesters are not farmers, they are people from political parties who are motivated by ‘Sikhistan’ and Pakistan,” Gond was quoted as saying by information company PTI.
Gond stated money to fund the protests is coming from Canada and is meant to fund terrorist actions. “Money is coming from foreign countries including Canada. This money is for terror funding and agencies are probing it,” Gond stated.
Gond stated that if ‘real farmers’ would have protested then the nation would have seen a scarcity of foodgrains, dairy merchandise and vegetables and fruit.
“If the real farmers were protesting, then there would have been a shortage of food items. Vegetables, milk, food grains, and fruits would not have reached the markets,” Gond added, claiming that individuals know the true nature of the protesters.
Gond was talking at an occasion commemorating the 4 and a half years anniversary of the Bharatiya Janata Party authorities led by the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath.
The chief minister in a press launch claimed that his authorities devoted itself in direction of uplifting the agricultural sector and livelihood of the farmers within the state. Yogi Adityanath listed achievements like well timed fee to sugarcane farmers and revival of previous sugar mills whereas opening new ones, authorities procurement of crops in the course of the rabi and kharif whereas eradicating middlemen and farm mortgage waiver price ₹ ₹36,000 crore to assist at the least 86 lakh farmers get again on their toes as main achievements of his regime.
Adityanath additionally stated that his authorities transferred ₹37,388 crores to greater than 2.54 crore farmers underneath the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana together with mountaineering the quantity of MSP so as to give a enhance to the sector.
Earlier on Monday, Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai slammed the Congress, saying that the social gathering, together with ‘foreign agents’, are sponsoring the protests towards the three farm legal guidelines. “It is Congress or foreign agents in the country who are the sponsors of the protests by the farmers which are happening in the borders of Delhi and other places,” Bommai was quoted as saying by information company ANI.
Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao condemned Karnataka chief minister’s statements and stated the assertion is an insult to the protesting farmers. “If they have any proof, they should arrest those who are sponsoring it,” Rao stated.