Ambikapur, February 13: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday alleged the BJP-led Central government was using tear gas against farmers and lodging them in jails instead of accepting their just demand on Minimum Support Price (MSP). Farmers’ Delhi Chalo Protest: Choas at Shambhu Border, Farmers Break Barricades, Several Detained by Haryana Police (Watch Video)
Addressing a gathering as part of his Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra in Ambikapur, Gandhi also alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was using GST and demonetization as weapons to ruin small businessmen in the country. Farmers Delhi Chalo Protest: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Announces Closure of Multiple Gates at Eight Metro Stations, Check Details
Rahul Gandhi Slam Police Actions Against Farmers
#WATCH | Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh | Congress MP Rahul Gandhi says, "Today, the farmers are marching towards Delhi. They are being stopped, tear gas shells are being used on them...What are they saying? They are just asking for the fruits of their labour. BJP Government announced… pic.twitter.com/lnB0mzOdTi
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"The BJP government at the Centre announced Bharat Ratna for MS Swaminathan, but it is not ready to implement his suggestions (on agriculture and farmers)," he said.