Mamata Banerjee demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should convene an all-party assembly to debate the method of withdrawal of those legislation
The West Bengal Legislative Meeting on Thursday witnessed unruly scenes on Thursday with the TMC authorities tabling a decision demanding repeal of the contentious farm legal guidelines and the BJP MLAs responding by strolling out whereas chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee demanded the Centre either withdraw the new laws or step down.
Talking after the decision was moved by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee amid vociferous protests by BJP lawmakers, Mamata demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should convene an all-party assembly to debate the method of withdrawal of those legal guidelines.
As quickly because the decision was tabled, BJP MLAs rushed to the Nicely of the Home to protest and later walked out of the Meeting chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’.
BJP MLAs led by their legislative get together chief Manoj Tigga, dashing to the Nicely of the Home, accused the TMC authorities of launching a “misinformation marketing campaign” towards the legal guidelines.
“We oppose the anti-farmer legal guidelines. We demand their quick withdrawal. Both the Centre ought to withdraw
the legal guidelines or step down,” the chief minister had stated.
Mamata stated the BJP pushed the farm legal guidelines within the Parliament utilizing “brute pressure” and urged the Centre to repeal the legislations.
“BJP at all times maligns each agitation as terrorist exercise. The legal guidelines are completely anti-farmer. They pushed it (in Parliament) utilizing brute pressure. We is not going to settle for farmers being branded as traitors,” she stated amid protest by BJP MLAs.
She stated that the Union authorities, which has up to now, waived company loans, must also lengthen the identical profit to farmers.
She additionally claimed the Delhi Police “mishandled” the tractor parade by farmers which resulted within the scenario going out of hand on the Republic Day.
“Delhi Police is to be blamed for that. What was the Delhi Police doing? It was a whole intelligence failure. We is not going to tolerate farmers being branded as traitors. They’re the property of this nation,” she stated.
Mamata appealed to the Congress and the Left Entrance to maintain apart ideological variations and are available collectively in help of the farmers.
The 2-day session of the Bengal Meeting started on Thursday.
To date, 5 non-BJP-ruled states — Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Kerala and Delhi have handed related resolutions of their respective Assemblies towards the contentious legislations.
With inputs from PTI
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