BENGALURU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who speaks of having a 56-inch chest,lacks a heart that can wipe the tears of the poor, senior Congress chief and former chief minister Siddaramaiah claimed on Wednesday as he hit out at the Centre over its dealing with of the farmers‘ agitation.
Questioning as to what was the intelligence division of the central authorities doing with regard to violence throughout the farmers protest in Delhi on Tuesday, the chief of opposition in the state meeting requested it to make it public if terrorists have been concerned in the protests.
“…it is the failure of the government, farmers are protesting for over two months, they have held 11 rounds of discussions so far.. is 11 rounds required to resolve the issue? ”
“Farmers’ only demand is that- certain laws are anti- farmer, they are black laws against the farm sector- and they have to be withdrawn,” Siddaramaiah stated.
Speaking to reporters right here, he stated farmers have been holding protests for over 60 days regardless of extreme chilly climate and a few of them have even misplaced their lives.
“Narendra Modi speaks about having a 56-inch chest, how big the chest is, is not important, within it there should be a heart that can wipe the tears of the poor.Modi doesn’t have it. Has he called farmers and spoken to them even once, so far?” Siddaramaiah stated.
Modi has made it a status difficulty and doesn’t wish to withdraw the legislations, he claimed as he alleged that the authorities has develop into a “slave” to massive corporates like Ambani and Adani, and the legal guidelines have been made as dictated by them.
The Samkyukt Kisan Morcha, an umbrella physique of 41 farmer unions, is main the protest towards the three central farm legal guidelines at a number of border factors of Delhi.
Violence had damaged out throughout the farmers’ tractor parade in the nationwide capital on Tuesday to mark the Republic Day.
Hitting out at state agriculture minister B C Patil’s alleged assertion dubbing farmers’ protest as “fight by terrorists”, Siddaramaiah termed it as “irresponsible”.
“Didn’t the government have the intelligence..let them say which all terrorists were involved, no one should speak irresponsibly while talking about farmers. Let them say which all terrorists or those linked to the Khalistan movement are involved,” he stated.