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New Farm Laws Prompt Congress and Left parties to Stage Protests in Telangana

The Left parties and Congress on Friday arranged protests in Telangana as a part of the cross-country unrest against controversial farm bills passed by the Parliament.

All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS), The CPI-M, and CPI, their partnered associations, and other farmers’ bodies held a rally in Hyderabad.

Holding their particular party flags, many activists took an interest in the protest held at Ayakaar Bhavan in the heart of the city.

Raising mottos against the Center and holding posters, the protestors which also included women, sat before the Income Tax office. Naming the new farm enactments as ‘anti-farmer’ they requested their quick revocation.

  1. Hanumanth Rao, Senior Congress head, additionally partook in the protest. He said the new laws will hit the Indian farmers hard.

The Congress party likewise composed rallies across the state. Party workers and leaders partook in the protest at the sit-in at Assembly constituency and district headquarters.

The party moreover held a candlelight rally at the previous evening at Ambedkar Statue close to Tank Bund.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) likewise organized a sit-in at Ambedkar Statue to protest opposing what it named draconian legislation.

Ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) is additionally battling the new farm enactments yet its protest was restricted to the Parliament.

However, party leaders, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and Asaid TRS president are eager to direct a farmers’ unrest at the national level.

Uttam Kumar Reddy, state Congress chief, asserted that the new enactment would gravely impact the interests of farmers.

He requested the government to alter the law by including a clause to guarantee that farmers receive Minimum Support Price (MSP) regardless of whether they sell their produce in the market yard or outside.

The Congress head said states which used to regulate costs and mandi expenses will not, at this point have the option to do as such with the new enactments.

He stated: These bills are going to cause the collapse of the system of selling farm produce in market yards. Because of the interference of the centre, the states have to lose their constitutional right of agricultural markets which is under the state list.

 

 

with IANSinput