Congress president Sonia Gandhi has launched a fierce assault on the Modi authorities over the farmers’ problem. Addressing a vital assembly of the Congress Working Committee, she mentioned that the federal government has shown “shocking insensitivity and arrogance going through the charade of consultations”.
It was now abundantly clear that the three farm legal guidelines had been ready in haste and Parliament was consciously denied a chance to look at in any significant element their implications and impacts.
Sonia mentioned that the Congress place on the difficulty of the farm legal guidelines has been clear from the very starting. “We reject them categorically because they will destroy the foundations of food security that are based on the three pillars of MSP, public procurement and PDS,” she mentioned.
Discussing the funds session of Parliament, the Congress chief mentioned there are numerous urgent problems with public concern that have to be debated and mentioned, but it surely stays to be seen whether or not the federal government will comply with a dialogue.
‘National safety compromised’
She even mentioned that there have been very disturbing experiences on how nationwide safety has been so totally compromised. “The silence from the government’s side on what has been revealed has been deafening. Those who give certificates of patriotism and nationalism to others now stand totally exposed,” she mentioned.
Sonia additionally expressed the hope that the method of the COVID-19 vaccination drive will proceed and be accomplished to the fullest extent. The authorities, she added, has inflicted untold struggling on the folks of the nation by the style by which it has managed the COVID-19 pandemic.
“It will take years for the scars to heal,” she alleged.
‘Economic scenario stays grim’
The financial scenario stays grim and huge elements of the financial system like MSME and the casual sector have been decimated with the federal government refusing to increase a lifeline, the Congress president mentioned.
“When public expenditure has to be carefully prioritized, it is very painful to find huge amounts of money being áallocated and spent on initiatives that can only be described as ‘personal vanity projects’,” she mentioned.
“Panic privatization has gripped the government and this is something that the Congress party can never accept and support,” she added.
With PTI Inputs