India’s historical past reveals that “satyagraha” ends atrocities, injustice and conceitedness, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi mentioned on Friday, expressing assist for the “Bharat Bandh” referred to as by farmer unions protesting the three agri legal guidelines.
Farmer unions protesting the legal guidelines have referred to as for an entire “Bharat Bandh” from 6 am to six pm on Friday which marks 4 months of the farmer agitation on Delhi’s three borders — Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri.
In a tweet in Hindi, Mr Gandhi mentioned India’s historical past reveals that ”satyagraha” ends atrocities, injustice and conceitedness.
The motion must be in nationwide curiosity and peaceable, the previous Congress chief added.
Hundreds of farmers have been tenting at Delhi’s border factors at Ghazipur, Singhu and Tikri since November final yr demanding that the Centre repeal the three contentious farm legal guidelines.
Enacted in September final yr, the three farm legal guidelines have been projected by the Centre as main reforms within the agriculture sector that can take away middlemen and permit farmers to promote their produce wherever within the nation.
The protesting farmers have expressed apprehension that the brand new legal guidelines would pave the way in which for eliminating the security cushion of the Minimum Support Price (MSP) and get rid of the “mandi” (wholesale market) system, leaving them on the mercy of massive corporates.