AAP convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met farmer leaders from Western UP on Sunday and demanded that the BJP-ruled central authorities withdraw the three farm legal guidelines, terming them “loss of life warrant” for farmers. The assembly got here forward of a ‘Kisan Mahapanchayat’ that Kejriwal is scheduled to deal with on February 28 in Western UP’s Meerut. The AAP has already introduced that it’s contesting the Meeting polls in UP in 2022 and this would be the first main look of Kejriwal within the poll-bound state.
Over 40 farmer leaders from Western UP area that has been energetic within the farm legal guidelines protests at Delhi borders, specifically Ghazipur border level with neighbouring UP, attended the assembly held at Delhi Meeting premises.
“These anti-farmer legal guidelines are loss of life warrants to the farmers. With the implementation of those legal guidelines the crops will go to the arms of some industrialists and the farmers of India will turn out to be labourers in their very own land.
“The central authorities ought to instantly withdraw all of the three black legal guidelines and prolong authorized assure of MSP on all of the 23 crops following the suggestions of the Swaminathan Fee,” the AAP chief mentioned.
The federal government ought to discuss to the farmers. If the federal government doesn’t hearken to the farmers then who will, he questioned.
No consultant of Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), which is main the protest towards farm legal guidelines at Delhi borders for almost three months, was current within the assembly, sources mentioned. The outfit has already declared its agitation as non-political one.
“Meerut Kisan mahapanchayat on February 28 can be joined by the farmers in giant numbers. Dialogue on the three farm legal guidelines will happen throughout that Mahapanchayat the place quick rollback of those legal guidelines introduced by the BJP-ruled central authorities can be demanded by the farmers,” Kejriwal mentioned.
The BJP is constantly saying that these legal guidelines will profit the farmers however its leaders have but not clarified how, he added.
Speaking to the media, farmer chief Rohit Jakhar of Rashtriya Jat Mahasangh mentioned that whereas the UP authorities minimize electrical energy and water provide on the Ghazipur protest website, Kejriwal’s authorities supported farmers’ protest by offering them water and bathrooms.
“Our assist will go to those that will discuss our issues. The BJP authorities has harm our self respect, we are going to give our reply by means of our votes,” Jakhar mentioned.
He mentioned Kejriwal gave respect to the farmer leaders simply as Lord Krishna gave respect to his good friend, Sudama, and asserted the agitation will proceed until the Centre fulfills farmers calls for.
One other participant of the assembly, Chaudhary Yashpal Singh, mentioned, “Arvind Kejriwal has assured us assist.”
The assembly was additionally attended by Delhi Meeting Speaker Ram Niwas Goel, Cupboard ministers Kailash Gehlot and Rajendra Pal Gautam, Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh and MLA Dilip Pandey.