New Delhi: Launching a veiled attack on the opposition parties for protesting against new farm laws, PM Modi on Tuesday said that ‘these people are misleading farmers as their one more medium to earn black income is finished’. The prime minister reiterated that these reforms will strengthen labourers, youth, women, farmers of the nation.Also Read - PM Narendra Modi to Launch e-RUPI on August 2: Know All About The New Digital Payment Platform
“Farmers can now sell their produce to anyone, anywhere. But when the Centre is giving farmers their rights, these people (Opposition) are opposing it. They don’t want farmers to sell their produce in open market, they want middlemen to earn profit. They’re opposing the freedom of farmers”, said PM Modi, after unveiling logo of Jal Jeevan Mission, via video conferencing, Besides, he also launched six mega projects in Uttarakhand under Namami Gange Mission. Also Read - Kejriwal Govt Urges Centre to Confer Bharat Ratna on Environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna
Meanwhile, upping the ante against the opposition, PM Modi said that they are insulting the farmers by setting fire to the machines and equipment that is worshipped by them. Also Read - PM KISAN Samman Nidhi Yojana: Modi Govt Takes Big Decision, Issues Guidelines To Reprocess Failed Transactions For Beneficiaries
Referring to the Congress party, PM asserted that for years, they said that they will implement MSP but they never did. This was done by our govt as per the recommendation of the Swaminathan Commission.
“Today these people are misleading farmers over MSP. There will not only be MSP in the country but also the freedom for farmers to sell their produce anywhere. But some people are unable to tolerate this freedom. Their one more medium to earn black income is finished”, PM stated.
He added, “Four years ago, around this time the country’s bravehearts carried out surgical strike and destroyed bases of terror. But these people (opposition) were demanding for evidence of surgical strike. By opposing surgical strike, they’ve cleared their intention before the country”.