Former Haryana Chief Minister and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) supremo OP Chautala on Tuesday stated that “Central farm legal guidelines needs to be withdrawn”.
The feedback of the previous Haryana CM got here throughout his go to to Delhi’s Ghazipur border the place farmers have been protesting in opposition to the Centre’s three farm legal guidelines.
Speaking to ANI, Mr Chautala stated, “These legal guidelines needs to be withdrawn. India is an agriculture-based nation. Agriculture is the spine of the Indian financial system. This agitation is just not solely of farmers and laborers however for all the nation.”
“We will battle for farmer’s rights,” he added.
Since November 26 final 12 months, farmers have been protesting on the completely different borders of the nationwide capital, in opposition to the three newly enacted farm legal guidelines: 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.
Mr Chautala was lately launched from jail after serving a 10-year jail time period within the lecturers’ recruitment rip-off which occurred within the state throughout his tenure because the state’s chief minister.
The jail time period was awarded by a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court docket within the nationwide capital.
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