Tuesday, January 25, 2022

ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ

spot_img








SAD condemns Punjab BJP for calling state farmers Urban Naxals, Maluka seeks apology

- Advertisement -

Chandigarh, December 27, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today condemned the Punjab Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for terming the farmers of Punjab as “urban naxals” only because they were protesting against the anti-farmer policies of the central government led by it.

“It is reprehensible that the Punjab BJP unit has fallen so low that it is calling the farmers of the State urban naxals. This insult is intolerable and I advise the Punjab unit to take back this slur inflicted on the ‘annadaata’ immediately and apologize for the same”, SAD Kisan Wing President Sikandar Singh Maluka said in a statement here.

The SAD Kisan Wing President said the Punjab BJP should not try to label hard working farmers of the State simply because they had protested against the anti-farmer statements of its leaders. “Punjab BJP leaders seem to have forgotten that their first loyalty should be to the farmers of Punjab and not multi-nationals who are behind the three agricultural laws which will destroy the farm sector in the State.

The BJP leaders have been constantly hurting the sentiments of the farmers by calling them Khalistanis earlier and now urban naxals. Farmers are hurt that BJP leaders refuse to feel the pain of the farmers and are actively involved in defaming them as well as their agitation. This is why BJP leaders have recently faced the ‘rosh’ of the farmers. Instead of understanding the hurt of the farmers and being sympathetic to their cause the State BJP is confronting them. This should be condemned by one and all”.

Mr Sikander Maluka also advised BJP leaders in the State not to provoke violence in the State with their divisive statements and unruly conduct. He said State BJP President Ashwani Sharma should also act maturely and snub some leaders who were acting more loyal than the king. He said if this was not done the peace of the State would be threatened and the BJP alone would be responsible for this.

Mr Maluka also took note of the intemperate statements of few BJP leaders who were instigating the Union home ministry to interfere in the affairs of the State. He said law and order was a State subject and the SAD had always stood for protecting the federal structure of the country.

“This as well as the centre’s stubborn refusal to address the concerns of the farming community is why we parted ways with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). This is also why we are demanding the three Agricultural laws be repealed immediately”, the SAD leader added.

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -spot_img

Stay Connected

20,323FansLike
113,561FollowersFollow

ENTERTAINMENT

National

GLOBAL

OPINION

Pakistan on a new track? – By Asad Mirza

Pakistan after 75 years of its existence has released its first ever National Security Policy (NSP), which it claims will ensure human security for...

Nationalism and Democracy go together – By DC Pathak

India got its Independence some 75 years ago but it still looks like a 'nation in making', judging from the in-terminate debate on 'the...

5 ways to manage childhood allergies – By Dr Nidhi Gupta

Motherhood comes with its own mixed bag of emotions; we want to save our child from every little peril that comes their way, including...

SPORTS

Health & Fitness

90% of people with Covid likely to have underlying heart damage: Experts

Delhi, Jan 25, 2022- While Covid-19 has primarily been a respiratory disease, about 90 per cent of people with moderate to severe infections have lasting effects on the heart, said experts here. Covid affects lungs the most, but studies have shown there is increasing evidence of cardiovascular complications due to Covid-19. The virus can cause acute myocardial injury and chronic damage...

Gadgets & Tech