After Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared this morning he would withdraw three legal guidelines that farmers have been protesting towards for greater than a 12 months, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi shared an outdated video through which he had predicted the rollback.
The remark made method again in January has been shared by many since PM Modi’s shock announcement. The Congress MP had tweeted the video on January 14 with the caption: “Mark my phrases, the federal government must take again the anti-farm legal guidelines.”
Within the video, he says: “I’m very, very happy with what the farmers are doing. And I totally help the farmers and I’ll proceed to face with them. I raised their challenge in a yatra in Punjab and we are going to proceed to do it. Mark my phrases. Take it from me. These legal guidelines – the federal government shall be pressured to take them again. Keep in mind what I mentioned.”
This morning, he shared the video once more with the remark: “The nation’s ‘annadatas’ have defeated vanity with their satyagraha. Congratulations on this victory towards injustice. Jai Hind, Jai Hind ka Kisan!.”
देश के अन्नदाता ने सत्याग्रह से अहंकार का सर झुका दिया।
अन्याय के खिलाफ़ ये जीत मुबारक हो!
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) November 19, 2021
The federal government had at all times asserted that the three farm legal guidelines launched in September final 12 months had been aimed toward reforms within the sector, that farmers may now promote produce to patrons past government-regulated wholesale markets, the place growers are assured of a minimal value. Farmers mentioned the legal guidelines would take away the assured minimal value of their produce and depart them on the mercy of corporates.
The unrelenting protests and anger introduced an enormous problem for the BJP forward of a collection of essential state polls, particularly in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, the place farmers type a sizeable voting bloc. The celebration has already been singed by latest bypoll setbacks.
“Whereas apologising to the nation, I need to say with a honest and pure coronary heart that perhaps one thing was missing in our tapasya (dedication) that we couldn’t clarify the reality, as clear as the sunshine of the diya, to a few of our farmer brothers. However at the moment is Prakash Parv, not the time guilty anybody. At the moment, I need to inform the nation that we’ve determined to repeal the three farm legal guidelines,” PM Modi mentioned at the moment.
The opposition welcomed the transfer however accused the federal government of openly eyeing ballot beneficial properties whereas doing it.