Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal returned Padma Vibhushan in support of farmers

  • Descending in support of farmers opposing agricultural laws Punjab Former Chief Minister of Prakash Singh Badal and senior leader of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has returned his Padma Vibhushan award to the President.

    In a letter to the President, Badal said that he was returning his honor in protest against the betrayal of the government’s farmers.

    He wrote that he is saddened by the way the government is treating the farmers.

  • The government has turned away from its words – Badal

  • Badal wrote in his letter that when the ordinances were being brought, the government had assured that the farmers’ doubts would be resolved.

    He further wrote, ‘After this, I appealed to the farmers to trust the government’s words, but I was surprised when the government turned back on its own. This was the most painful moment of my political life. I have started thinking how the government has become so ruthless. ‘

  • Farmers have to take to the streets for the right – Badal

  • Badal further wrote, ‘I am writing about 70 percent of the country’s population who are farmers. They have been called Annadata for the last 70 years. Farmers made India a country that exports food grains today instead of taking food grains from other countries, but farmers have to take to the streets today for their rights.

    He wrote that the farmer is surrounded by crisis today.

  • Farmers support

    Sukhdev Dhindsa will also return the honor

  • Badal further wrote in his letter, ‘I am so poor that I have nothing else to sacrifice for the farmers, whoever I am is because of the farmers. In such a situation, if there is insult to the farmers, then there is no use of having any kind of respect.

    According to media reports, Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, leader of Akali Dal after Prakash Singh Badal, will also return his Padma Bhushan award.

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    See here Badal’s letter to the President

  • SAD has separated from NDA on the issue of agricultural laws

  • Recall that SAD has separated from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on the issue of agricultural laws.

    his Declaration While doing this, Sukhbir Singh Badal, son of Prakash Singh Badal and party chief, had termed the agricultural laws as fatal and destructive to the farmers.

    Earlier, Harsimrat Kaur, the party leader and Sukhbir Badal’s wife, also held the post of minister in the Modi government in protest against the laws. Resignation Had given

  • Eighth day of farmer demonstration, conversation continues

  • Today is the eighth day of the farmers’ protest against the agricultural laws. Farmers of many states including Haryana and Punjab have resettled in many areas, including Delhi’s Singhu and Tikari borders. The farmers demand that the government withdraw these laws.

    Today, the fourth round of negotiations between the farmers’ leaders and the central government is going on.

    In three rounds of negotiations, no solution was found.

  • 30 medalists landed in support of farmers

  • The farmers are supported by over 30 Olympic and Continental medal winners.

    These include Gurmeel Singh and Surinder Singh Sodhi, who were members of the Indian hockey team that won the gold medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.

    Former basketball player and Arjuna awardee Sajjan Singh Cheema is uniting his fellow Arjun and Padma awardee players from Punjab in support of the farmers and Prize refund Are also celebrating for

  • Cause for protest

    What is the whole matter of agricultural laws?

  • The Modi government has brought three laws to improve the agriculture sector, including making provisions for procurement outside the government mandis, approving contract farming and ending the storage limit for many grains and pulses.

    Farmers of many states including Punjab and Haryana are strongly opposing these laws. He says that through these the government wants to get rid of mandis and the minimum support price (MSP).

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