Congress president Sonia Gandhi has launched a fierce assault on the Modi authorities over the farmers’ problem. Addressing an important assembly of the Congress Working Committee, she mentioned that the federal government has proven “surprising insensitivity and conceitedness going via the charade of consultations”.
It was now abundantly clear that the three farm legal guidelines had been ready in haste and Parliament was consciously denied a chance to look at in any significant element their implications and impacts.
Sonia mentioned that the Congress place on the difficulty of the farm legal guidelines has been clear from the very starting. “We reject them categorically as a result of they may destroy the foundations of meals safety which might be based mostly on the three pillars of MSP, public procurement and PDS,” she mentioned.
Discussing the price range session of Parliament, the Congress chief mentioned there are a lot of urgent problems with public concern that must be debated and mentioned, but it surely stays to be seen whether or not the federal government will comply with a dialogue.
‘Nationwide safety compromised’
She even mentioned that there have been very disturbing stories on how nationwide safety has been so totally compromised. “The silence from the federal government’s facet on what has been revealed has been deafening. Those that give certificates of patriotism and nationalism to others now stand completely uncovered,” she mentioned.
Sonia additionally expressed the hope that the method of the COVID-19 vaccination drive will proceed and be accomplished to the fullest extent. The federal government, she added, has inflicted untold struggling on the folks of the nation by the style during which it has managed the COVID-19 pandemic.
“It’s going to take years for the scars to heal,” she alleged.
‘Financial scenario stays grim’
The financial scenario stays grim and huge elements of the financial system like MSME and the casual sector have been decimated with the federal government refusing to increase a lifeline, the Congress president mentioned.
“When public expenditure needs to be rigorously prioritized, it is vitally painful to search out big quantities of cash being áallocated and spent on initiatives that may solely be described as ‘private self-importance initiatives’,” she mentioned.
“Panic privatization has gripped the federal government and that is one thing that the Congress get together can by no means settle for and assist,” she added.
With PTI Inputs