Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday backed farmers protesting in opposition to the three farm legal guidelines whereas assuring them of ‘full assist’ of his occasion. Responding to a query throughout a press convention at Congress headquarters in New Delhi, Rahul Gandhi blamed the Centre for the Republic Day violence within the nationwide capital.
“I’ll inform the farmers that you do not transfer an inch. Proceed your protest. We’re with you,” the previous Congress president mentioned.
“Who allowed 50 farmers to enter the Pink Fort. Why weren’t they stopped? Ask the House Minister what the target was, of letting these individuals contained in the premises,” Rahul Gandhi mentioned responding to a questions on his views over the Republic Day mayhem in Delhi through the farmers tractor rally.
The Congress chief had tweeted in Thursday evening,” Time has come to take sides. My determination is evident. I’m siding with democracy and the farmers and their peaceable protest.”
His feedback got here after Uttar Pradesh authorities ordered the district administrations to get all of the farmers protest website on the state’s borders with Delhi vacated.
There was excessive drama on Thursday night at Ghazipur border in Ghaziabad district the place Bhartiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait is main the farmers’ protests. Tikait, who was reportedly able to give up to the police after he was named in an FIR linked to January 26 violence, broke down infront of te media and refused to vacate the positioning. “I’ll hold myself however will not give up,” Tikait introduced from the stage in an obvious try to cease protesters who had then began to depart. Later within the evening, the heavy safety deployment at Ghazipur border was eliminated.