The three MPs first protested outdoors the Parliament House Complex and raised slogans in opposition to Centre alleging it’s ‘anti-farmer’ and never listening to the voice of farmers
New Delhi: Congress MPs from Punjab, Gurjeet Singh Aujla, Jasbir Singh Gill and Ravneet Singh Bittu, on Monday wore black robes in Lok Sabha throughout the presentation of the Union Budget to precise solidarity with protesting farmers and in opposition to the three farm legal guidelines.
The three MPs from Punjab have been sitting on a dharna at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi for 2 months now demanding the repeal of the three farm legal guidelines.
The three MPs on Monday first protested outdoors Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Parliament House Complex and raised slogans in opposition to the federal government, alleging that it’s “anti-farmer” and isn’t listening to the voice of farmers.
“We wore black clothes during the Budget presentation as a mark of solidarity with the protesting farmers and against the ‘anti-farmer’ attitude of this government which is not repealing the farm laws as demanded by the farmers,” Gill instructed information company PTI.
Various slogans have been written on the black robes sported by the three MPs like ‘farm legal guidelines chargeable for demise of farmers, ought to be repealed’, ‘black legal guidelines ought to be scrapped’ and ‘I’m a farmer, I’m a farm labour, please don’t deceive me’.
Gill stated because the Budget presentation was a constitutional operate, they didn’t create any disturbance when Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman offered the Union Budget for 2021-22.
The three Congress MPs additionally met former Congress president Rahul Gandhi inside Parliament House and instructed him about their protest.
The Congress has been demanding the repeal of the farm legal guidelines and stated it stood with the protesting farmers and their calls for.
Thousands of farmers, largely from Punjab, Haryana, and components of UP have been protesting at Delhi’s borders for over two months now, demanding a rollback of the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.
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