In a stern assertion, the federal government warned in opposition to the “temptation of sensationalist social media hashtags and comments” and mentioned the protests had been by “a very small section of farmers” in components of India.
The assertion comes after Rihanna, Greta Thunberg and a slew of international voices took to social media to specific their”solidarity” with the farmers within the ongoing protest over the brand new farm legal guidelines. Earlier as we speak, US Vice President Kamala Harris’s niece Meena Harris wrote a publish.
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Reacting the remarks, MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava mentioned, “It’s unfortunate to see vested interest groups trying to enforce their agenda on these protests and derail them. This was egregiously witnessed on January 26.”
The authorities mentioned the Parliament of India after full debate and dialogue, handed “reformist legislation relating to the agricultural sector” and the reforms “give expanded market access and provided greater flexibility to farmers.”
In its assertion which included hashtags equivalent to #IndiaCollectively and #IndiaAgainstPropaganda, the federal government mentioned that in an effort to finish the impasse, Centre and farmers union representatives have held 11 rounds of talks and in addition agreed to carry the implementation of the legal guidelines for 1 to 1.5 years.
The authorities asserted that the police had dealt with the protests with utmost restraint.
“It may be noted that hundreds of men and women serving in the police have been physically attacked, and in some cases stabbed and seriously wounded,” the assertion learn.
The authorities, in an attraction, urged to train warning “before rushing to comment on such matters” and “ascertain facts for proper understanding of issues at hand.”
It additional emphasised that these protests have to be seen within the context of India’s democratic ethos and polity, and the efforts of the Government and the involved farmer teams to resolve the deadlock.