“Satyagraha Defeated Arrogance”: Rahul Gandhi On Farm Laws Climbdown

Rahul Gandhi tweeted on the centre’s transfer to cancel three farm legal guidelines

New Delhi:

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is amongst a number of leaders who tweeted minutes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced that the three farm legal guidelines launched final yr will likely be cancelled.

The announcement on Guru Nanak Jayanti was greeted with a lot reward in Punjab and Haryana, whose farmers have been protesting towards the three farm legal guidelines launched amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mr Gandhi, whose celebration is a fierce critic of the farm legal guidelines introduced below controversial circumstances, appeared to lose no time in taking a swipe at PM Modi over the announcement to cancel the farm legal guidelines.

“The country’s farmers have defeated arrogance with their satyagraha. Jai Hindi, Jai Hindi’s farmers,” Mr Gandhi tweeted, together with an previous tweet from January this yr the place he mentioned, “Mark my words, the government will have to take back the anti-farm laws.”

Other leaders of opposition events within the central degree additionally tweeted to congratulate farmers – and take a swipe on the Modi authorities.

“Arrogance loses. From hubris to on your knees,” Trinamool Congress MP Derek O-Brien tweeted, with out naming anybody. His celebration, led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, is one other vocal opponent towards the farm legal guidelines.

They have lengthy been alleging that the Modi authorities might have simply listened to the protesting farmers and ended the matter nicely earlier than the protest accomplished a yr.

The farmers who’ve been tenting on the outskirts of Delhi for a yr had insisted they’d not name off the protest except all of the three legal guidelines have been withdrawn. They have alleged the brand new legal guidelines would give energy to personal fingers to manage the farm sector. The authorities denied this allegation and had even supplied to amend the legal guidelines. It had identified the legal guidelines would lower out middlemen. But the farmers caught on with nothing lower than full repeal of the legal guidelines.

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