Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh responded to Haryana analogue ML Khattar's jibes (File)
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday offered to augment his Haryana analogue ML Khattar
- but alone if he repealed the three acreage laws that accept triggered after-effects of bent protests from farmers beyond the country, and led to a
The Punjab Chief Minister was responding to a accord from Mr Khattar - who has been criticised for Haryana Police's heavy-handed activity - over the
"Repeal the acreage laws and not aloof the farmers, alike I will allotment
Mr Singh had beforehand tweeted "my government is committed to the abundance of our farmers" and aggregate a photo of him actuality fed a
by a agriculturalist baton to to arresting an end to the dispute.
Happy to allotment that afterwards appointment with farmers, accept accustomed SAP for sugarcane at Rs 360 per quintal. My government is committed to the abundance of our farmers. Jai Kisan, Jai Jawan!
A bent Amarinder Singh additionally airtight Mr Khattar for attempting to avert the Karnal
charge - which he alleged a "criminal advance on affably agitation farmers" - by accusing him of engineering protests by bags of bodies in both states and neighbouring Delhi.
"Can't you see the farmers of your own accompaniment are affronted with you for your blah attitude appear them, and your party's adamant abnegation to abolition the acreage laws? Abolition the laws instead of blaming Punjab for the blend your affair has put the agriculture area in," Mr Singh said.
Referring to the altercation over sugarcane prices, Mr Singh acicular out his government had "negotiated and bound the affair instead of application animal force to try and subjugate".
He was additionally belittling in his criticism of the way the BJP government in Haryana had handled the farmers' protests so far, insisting that so barbarous was their acknowledgment that "they (the farmers) are angry for their adaptation and did not charge affront from Punjab or any added state..."
"The affect of the absolute country is with the farmers in this amount of the callous and aboveboard absolute acreage laws that were imposed by the BJP-led axial government," he said.
Angry Haryana farmers blocked above highways in the accompaniment to beef the police's
Earlier today Mr Khattar offered a anemic aegis of the police's actions, adage "
to advance law and order, accurateness had to be ensured
". He additionally played bottomward a arguable video in which the Karnal sub-divisional court could be heard advancement badge to "
The video and the police's accomplishments triggered abuse from action leaders.
Mr Singh alleged it a "government-sponsored attack"
Rahul Gandhi tweeted about the claret of farmers actuality spilt
Ten bodies were afflicted during the abandon on Saturday. One being died as a aftereffect of injuries sustained, farmers claimed. The police, however,
For two canicule afterwards the adventure farmers blocked anchorage (in Haryana and Punjab) and captivated a
The three acreage laws accept triggered boundless and bent protests from farmers; they say the laws will rob them of affirmed prices for their crops and leave them at the benevolence of accumulated interests. The government, however, has insisted the laws will account farmers.
Several circuit of talks accept been captivated but no resolution is in sight, with the government afraid to atom the laws (one of the farmers' demands) and the farmers continuing firm.
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