NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the Center on Sunday over the ongoing farmer protests. Targeting the Prime Minister’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ program, Rahul said that it is time to talk about the farmers. Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi, “The promise was to double the income of the farmers, the Modi government increased the income many times but Adani-Ambani.”
He further wrote, “Those who are justifying the black agricultural laws so far, will they find a solution in favor of the farmers.”
Significantly, the farmers of Punjab and Haryana continued the rally at the Indus and Tikari border entry points, while the farmers of Uttar Pradesh also gathered at Ghazipur near the Delhi-Ghazipur border on Sunday morning to enter the national capital.
Police officers interacted with the farmers. They were ready to allow them to visit Nirankari Maidan in Burari in north-west Delhi, where a section of farmers was already camping, but the farmers of Uttar Pradesh, who were rallying under the banner of the Indian Farmers Union, registered their protest They were adamant on going to Parliament House in central Delhi to get it done.
Farmer Sanjay Tyagi of Muzaffarnagar reacted to the Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s advice to rally farmers in Burari, saying, “What will we get by going to Burari? Will Amit Shah come there to ask for our votes? If he wants to talk to farmers, So they should come to the inter-state border. “