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Rahul Gandhi Extends His New Year Wishes, Says Farmers Fighting Unjust Forces | India News


NEW DELHI: In welcoming the New Year, Congressional Leader Rahul Gandhi made a veiled foray into the BJP-led central government and said his heart goes out to farmers and workers fighting “unjust forces.”
“As we begin the New Year, we remember those we lost and thank all who protect and sacrifice for us. My heart goes out to the farmers and workers who fight against unjust forces with dignity and honor. Happy New Year to all,” he said the leader of Congress. tweeted.

Gandhi has been criticizing the government on multiple occasions on the issue of farmers and migrant workers.
On December 24, after meeting with President Ram Nath Kovind along with other party members to discuss the farmers’ demands, he said: “India is now an imaginary democracy.”
Farmers have been protesting against the new agricultural laws introduced by the government for more than a month. They demand the complete repeal of the three agricultural laws, while the government suggested amending the laws.
There have been several rounds of talks between the government and the farmers’ representatives. These have not been conclusive so far and there is another round of meetings between them on January 4.

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