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Sukhbir Singh Badal objects to Harji Grewal's anti-national remark

Written by  Rajan Nath -- September 08th 2021 10:14 PM -- Updated: September 08th 2021 10:24 PM
Sukhbir Singh Badal objects to Harji Grewal's anti-national remark

Sukhbir Singh Badal objects to Harji Grewal's anti-national remark

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday slammed BJP leader Harjit Singh Grewal for his statement over farmers' protest.


Harjit Singh Grewal has alleged nexus of farmers with China and Pakistan.

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Sukhbir Singh Badal tweeted: "Harjit Singh Grewal's statement alleging nexus of farmers with China and Pakistan is most condemnable and anti-national. This is an insult to patriotic farmers and slur on their sacrifices. If farmers are anti-national, then so I am as I come from a farming family and serve a party whose core are farmers."

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On the other hand, the Union Minister Som Prakash sparked a row as he said that farmers' should do agriculture and that they should not be stubborn.

Farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, have been protesting on the different borders of the national capital since November 26 last year against the three farm laws.

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These laws are Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and farm Services Act 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.

-PTC News

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