Hitting again, the Punjab chief minister stated, “The BJP’s adamant refusal to revoke the legal guidelines mirrored the vested pursuits of the social gathering and its management, which had as soon as once more positioned their crony capitalist pals over the widespread man.”
Blaming the BJP squarely for the unrest, Amarinder Singh stated the disaster wouldn’t have assumed such grave proportions had the BJP, together with the Haryana chief minister and his deputy, heeded the farmers’ considerations and empathised with them “as a substitute of taking refuge in shameful lies for the horrendous assaults on the peaceable farmers”.
He stated Khattar’s “anti-farmer” agenda has been uncovered because the Haryana chief minister tried to defend the legal assault on protesting farmers by placing the onus of their agitation on Punjab.
“Cannot you see that the farmers of your personal state are offended with you in your apathetic angle in the direction of them and your social gathering’s cussed refusal to repeal the farm legal guidelines?” he posed.
The farmers have been combating for his or her survival and didn’t want provocation from Punjab or another state to guard themselves and their households, CM Amarinder Singh stated.
“Repeal the farm legal guidelines as a substitute of blaming Punjab for the mess your social gathering has put the farming sector in. The BJP must pay for his or her sins within the upcoming Meeting elections in numerous states and in each ballot thereafter,” he stated.
Round 10 individuals have been allegedly injured on Saturday as police lathi-charged a bunch of farmers disrupting site visitors motion on a nationwide freeway whereas heading in the direction of Karnal to protest in opposition to a BJP assembly.
A Kisan Mahapanchayat on Monday sought registration of a case in opposition to these concerned within the lathi cost and threatened to put siege to the secretariat there if their calls for will not be met by September 6.
The Punjab chief minister stated the Khattar authorities’s repeated makes an attempt to “forcibly finish the farmers’ agitation and the derogatory and obnoxious phrases used in opposition to farmers by numerous BJP leaders, will backfire”.
Recalling that the farmers had held protests throughout Punjab for 2 months earlier than shifting focus to the Delhi borders, Amarinder Singh stated his state had not witnessed a single incident of violence throughout the interval.
“Even not too long ago, when sugarcane farmers staged protests, we negotiated with them and resolved the problem as a substitute of utilizing brute pressure,” he added.
The Punjab chief minister stated he and his authorities have been firmly with the farmers of their anti-farm legal guidelines stance and have been even giving compensation and jobs to the households of those that have died on the Delhi borders “due to the BJP’s follies”.
“A authorities or a political social gathering which permits such tragic and completely avoidable lack of lives to proceed below its watch can not survive,” he added.