After Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared this morning he would withdraw three legal guidelines that farmers have been protesting towards for greater than a 12 months, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi shared an previous video wherein he had predicted the rollback.
The remark made means again in January has been shared by many since PM Modi’s shock announcement. The Congress MP had tweeted the video on January 14 with the caption: “Mark my phrases, the federal government should take again the anti-farm legal guidelines.”
Within the video, he says: “I’m very, very happy with what the farmers are doing. And I totally assist the farmers and I’ll proceed to face with them. I raised their difficulty in a yatra in Punjab and we are going to proceed to do it. Mark my phrases. Take it from me. These legal guidelines – the federal government will probably be compelled to take them again. Keep in mind what I mentioned.”
This morning, he shared the video once more with the remark: “The nation’s ‘annadatas’ have defeated conceitedness with their satyagraha. Congratulations on this victory towards injustice. Jai Hind, Jai Hind ka Kisan!.”
देश के अन्नदाता ने सत्याग्रह से अहंकार का सर झुका दिया।
अन्याय के खिलाफ़ ये जीत मुबारक हो!
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) November 19, 2021
The federal government had at all times asserted that the three farm legal guidelines launched in September final 12 months had been geared toward reforms within the sector, that farmers may now promote produce to consumers past government-regulated wholesale markets, the place growers are assured of a minimal worth. Farmers mentioned the legal guidelines would take away the assured minimal worth of their produce and depart them on the mercy of corporates.
The unrelenting protests and anger offered an enormous problem for the BJP forward of a collection of essential state polls, particularly in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, the place farmers kind a sizeable voting bloc. The social gathering has already been singed by current bypoll setbacks.
“Whereas apologising to the nation, I wish to say with a honest and pure coronary heart that perhaps one thing was missing in our tapasya (dedication) that we couldn’t clarify the reality, as clear as the sunshine of the diya, to a few of our farmer brothers. However right this moment is Prakash Parv, not the time guilty anybody. At this time, I wish to inform the nation that we’ve got determined to repeal the three farm legal guidelines,” PM Modi mentioned right this moment.
The opposition welcomed the transfer however accused the federal government of openly eyeing ballot good points whereas doing it.