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“Centre Needed To Jail Farmers In Stadiums”: Arvind Kejriwal In Punjab

New Delhi:

The BJP-led Centre wished Delhi stadiums to be transformed into makeshift jails to deal with farmers marching into Delhi to protest in opposition to the brand new farm legal guidelines, recalled Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday at an occasion to honour farmers.

“Even I’ve come out of an andolan, Anna andolan. And the identical was accomplished to us at the moment…they used to maintain us in stadiums. I too have stayed in stadiums for days. I understood that it’s a ploy to finish the kisan andolan,” stated Mr Kejriwal.

Distinguished farmers’ chief Rakesh Tikait, who was one of many leaders of the huge agitation final yr in opposition to contentious farm legal guidelines which had been ultimately repealed, was additionally in attendance.

“If the farmers coming into Delhi had been detained in stadiums, then the kisan andolan would have been restricted to a stadium. However we refused to do it. We stated we won’t convert stadiums into jails. They (Centre) acquired so indignant however we stood with the farmers,” underlined Mr Kejriwal.

The Delhi authorities helped with langars, ingesting water, rest room amenities for the protesting farmers, stated Mr Kejriwal.

“It offers me pleasure that I used to be capable of assist my kisan brothers. We did what we may,” he added. 


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