Demonstrations were organized by the Congress Pradesh Samiti today all across Gujarat in support of the ongoing farmers movement in Delhi. The Vadodara City Congress Committee also staged demonstration at the Vadodara Collectorate in support of the farmers movement.
A large number of city functionaries, MLAs as well as activists were present at the Collectorate with banners and placards in support of the farmers. They chant slogans against the current BJP government and put allegations for being anti-people. Later they give a memorandum to the collector with their demands.
Congress President Prashant Patel said, the anti-farmer bill should be cancelled and it is a very serious matter that farmers being lathicharged. Today they submitted an application to the Collector to approach the Prime Minister that a beneficial bill should be brought to the farmers. Otherwise they will agitate further in the coming days.
It may be mentioned here that Punjab-Haryana farmers have been agitating on the Delhi border for the last seven days.
The Gujarat Congress has now also given its support to the farmers’ movement started against the agricultural law. Not only that, from December 4, the Congress has decided to hold demonstration at the district headquarters of the state to oppose the agriculture bill.
It may be mentioned that Rahul Gandhi had earlier decided to make a one-day tour of Gujarat to oppose the bill but the entire program was cancelled. Now, once again, the Gujarat Congress has declared its support for the Delhi Farmers’ Movement. Congress supporters will hold demonstrations in every district headquarters. They has demanded that the central government accept the demands of farmers and cancel the agricultural law.