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Punjabi farmer saves the country from "ship to mouth" situation, will fight at every platform - Rana Gurjit singh

ASHOK KAURA | September 19, 2020 10:18 AM

KAPURTHALA:MLA Rana Gurjit singh from kapurthala today said that the congress party under the leadership of chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will fight from " Sarak to sansad" ( Road to Parliament) to save the farming community from the three anti farmer ordinance passed by the Union Government.

Terming these ordinances as an organized crime against the farmers of the country especially the Punjabi farmers who saves the country from " ship to mouth" situation from last 50 years by bringing Green revolutions, the MLA said that " it will not provides the control to MNCs by maintaining their monopoly on the market but will also ruin the economy of the state.

He said that the punjabi farmers have made the country self reliant on food grains even destroying their natural resources like underground water but the NDA Government with the unconditional support of so called champion of farmers Sharomani Akali Dal has passed these ordinances to ruin the agrarian based economy of the state.

Talking about the deep impact of these ordinances, the MLA said that the multi national companies are going to control the raw material and crop production in the country, leaving the owners of land into no where. In Punjabs context these ordinances will abolish the mandi system in the state which will be a great threat to the earning of farmers, arthiyas, labourers , rice millers etc.

Earlier the MLA and Deputy commissioner kapurthala Deepti Uppal and farmers from the district were took part in the virtual kisan mela of the Punjab agriculture university.

The farmers have been advised to take part in virtual kisan mela by approaching www.kisanmela.pau.edu. on September 19.

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