Farmers Protest in Delhi News Updates: Bharatiya Kisan Union’s Rakesh Tikait today said that there will be a three-hour-long ‘chakka jaam’ on February 6. He said this won’t take place in Delhi but everywhere outside Delhi. “The people that will be stuck in it will be given food and water. We will tell them what is the Government doing with us,” he said
Congress leader P Chidambaram today said that the assertion made by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in its statement that the farm laws were passed in Parliament after a full debate and discussion is a travesty of the truth. On the other hand, Delhi Police has today registered an FIR against Great Thunberg for her tweets supporting farmers’ protest. The police today also clarified that iron nail planted at Ghazipur border are not being removed but are repositioned for public convenience. The statement came after videos of workers removing the nails went viral.
Opposition MPs today attacked the Centre in Rajya Sabha over the farmers’ protest. Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien today said that the government has failed the country at many levels. He said that the Centre has failed to uphold Parliament’s sanctity because of its arrogance. “On September 20, 2020, seven MPs who stood for farmers were suspended. I stand in solidarity with the farmers who lost their lives, said O’Brien in Rajya Sabha.