Kheti Bachao Yatra: ‘Why is every farmer in Punjab protesting?’, asks Rahul Gandhi (Video)
According to a Punjab Congress spokesperson, the former party president’s rallies will cover more than 50km, starting from Moga to Patiala, over three days till October 6.
New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi kick start “Kheti Bachao Yatra” in Punjab to protest against recently enacted agriculture sector reform laws on Sunday.
The Congress party has planned a series of mass programmes which will begin from Punjab and will reach Delhi later. Initially, a three-day programme through rallies and roadshows using tractors has been planned.
Rahul Gandhi addressed a public meeting and launch a signature campaign at Badhni Kalan, District Moga along with Punjab Chief Minister Captain (Retired) Amarinder Singh and other senior leaders of the State.
Congress will scrap these three black laws
I give you guarantee that the day Congress party come to the power, we will scrap these three black laws and throw them in waste paper basket: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, in Punjab’s Moga during party’s ‘Kheti Bachao Yatra’.
Rahul Gandhi on Farm Bills
If farmers are happy with these laws then why are they protesting across the nation? Why is every farmer in Punjab protesting?: Rahul Gandhi, in Moga at Congress’ Kheti Bachao Yatra.
What was the need to implement these laws amid COVID19? What was the haste? If you had to implement you should’ve discussed in Lok Sabha-Rajya Sabha. PM says laws are being framed for farmers. If it’s the case, why didn’t you discuss openly in the House: Rahul Gandhi.
Rahul Gandhi on Hathras case
I was in UP where a daughter was killed. No action taken against those who killed her. Family whose daughter was killed is locked up in their house. DM & CM threatened them. Such is the situation in India. Nothing happens to criminal but action taken against victim: Rahul Gandhi
Capt Amarinder Singh on agriculture laws
As long as the laws passed in the Parliament are not amended to make the MSP compulsory, there is no use of their promises: Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh, in Moga, at Congress’ Kheti Bachao Yatra.
Navjot S Sidhu on agriculture laws
They are trying to impose America’s failed system on us. Capitalists are running this country. Benefits to farmers are labelled as ‘subsidies’ whereas relaxations worth lakhs of rupees given to the rich are called ‘incentives’: Navjot S Sidhu, on agriculture laws, in Moga, Punjab
CM Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, party’s state chief Sunil Jakhar, general secretary KC Venugopal & party leaders Harish Rawat and Navjot Singh Sidhu in Moga, at the party’s ‘Kheti Bachao Yatra’.