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Meghalaya Governor Meets PM Modi On Farm Laws, Says He Was "Arrogant"

Meghalaya Governor Meets PM Modi On Farm Laws, Says He Was 'Arrogant'

Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik mentioned he ended up having an argument with PM Modi. (File)

New Delhi:

When Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik went to fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi to debate the farmers’ subject just lately, he says he ended up combating with the PM, who was “very smug”, inside 5 minutes.

Mr Malik, whereas addressing a social perform at Dadri in Haryana on Sunday, mentioned, “He was very smug. Once I instructed him that 500 of our personal farmers had died, he requested, ‘Did they die for me?'”

“I instructed him sure, since you’re the king. Anyway, I ended up having a battle with him. He instructed me to fulfill Amit Shah and so I did,” the Governor added.

He mentioned when a canine dies, the PM sends letters to supply condolences.

The Congress occasion mentioned Meghalaya Governor’s assertion talks about all of the “qualities” of PM Modi — “Vainness… cruelty… insensitivity.”

The Congress, whereas sharing a video on its official Twitter account of Mr Mallik’s remarks, mentioned, “Vainness… cruelty… insensitivity. In BJP Governor’s assertion, these ‘qualities’ of PM Modi’s character are talked about. It is a matter of concern for a democracy.”

Mr Malik has been taking swipes on the authorities and the BJP management, particularly on the farmers’ subject, and has typically reiterated that he’s not afraid of being requested to step down from his submit. He was appointed governor — in Jammu and Kashmir and Goa, earlier than being posted to Meghalaya.

His remarks come after the three controversial farm Acts have been withdrawn by the centre in November 2021, days earlier than one of many longest-standing protest by farmers on Delhi borders was to finish a yr on November 26.

PM Modi had mentioned a committee of state and central representatives, farmers, and consultants can be set as much as make the minimal assist worth mechanism extra clear and efficient.

Mr Malik on Sunday mentioned the centre should work with honesty to withdraw instances registered towards farmers through the protests and provides a authorized framework to MSP for crops.

“But when the federal government thinks the agitation has ended, it isn’t so. It has solely been suspended. If there may be injustice or if there are any excesses with farmers, then the stir will begin once more,” he mentioned on the sidelines of an occasion in Haryana’s Charkhi Dadri the place he was honoured by the Phogat Khap.

Profiting from the chance after the farm legal guidelines have been repealed, farmers ought to get selections made of their favour akin to a authorized framework for MSP, Mr Malik mentioned.

Final month, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar mentioned that the three farm legal guidelines might be re-introduced at a later date. “We moved a step again and we are going to transfer ahead once more as a result of farmers are India’s spine,” he had mentioned.



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