Congress leader Rahul Gandhi wrote an open letter to farmers congratulating them on a “historic victory” after the Center announced its decision to repeal three controversial agricultural laws and assured them of his party’s support in their future struggles.
Noting that the struggle was not over yet, he asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to dare to plot again to make farmers slaves on his land, playing into the hands of several capitalists, and urged him to work to fulfill his promise to double the number of farmers. income by 2022.
Claiming that the farmer knows what works for him and what doesn’t, the former head of Congress said, “Don’t you dare conspire again to make the farmer a slave on his own land, playing into the hands of a few capitalists.”
Instead, the prime minister, according to his pledge, should ensure that farmers’ incomes double by 2022. To do this, they must also issue a roadmap for future plans as soon as possible. Prime Minister, do not forget that power is a means, “he said in an open letter in Hindi,” he said.
Gandhi said that the “satyagraha” that farmers have won in spite of frost, scorching heat, rains and all the problems and atrocities over the past almost year is unparalleled in the history of independent India.
“I bow to the sacrifices made by over 700 farmers and workers in this struggle,” he added. The Congressman also said that the Gandhian manner in which farmers fought “the arrogance of an autocratic ruler and forced him to withdraw his decision is a perfect example of the triumph of truth over falsehood.”
He said it was a historic day to remember the farmers and workers who strengthened this satyagraha by sacrificing their lives.
“I wish this would not have happened if the Center had paid attention to the demands of the farmers from the beginning,” Gandhi said. He said securing a minimum maintenance price (MSP) for crops, repealing the controversial Electricity Amendment Act, reducing the tax burden on agricultural equipment, reducing the unexpected rise in diesel prices and finding a solution The debts of farmers and workers are serious business for further struggle.
“I assure all of you that, as in the current movement, I, together with every member of Congress, will raise your voice shoulder to shoulder in your future struggle,” said the leader of the Congress.