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J&K Congress launches signature campaign against farm, land laws

J&K Congress launches signature campaign against farm, land laws

Jammu, Nov 10: A day after organising Tractor Rally, Jammu and Kashmir Congress on Tuesday launched a signature campaign here.

The campaign was launched by AICC In-charge J&K Affairs, Rajni Patil flanked by JKPCC Chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir and other senior leaders.

The Congress leadership organised the signature campaign against new Land Laws, Farm Bills.

They said that people are being misled and to aware masses, the signature campaign was launched in Jammu.

Launching a frontal attack on the Narendra Modi-led BJP government, Ms Patil said, “Farmers all over the country were agitating against the new farm laws as they have been pushed to the wall by the BJP-led NDA government by enacting new farm laws which are against the overall economic interests and independence of the farmers.”

“The farmers were promised double income by 2022. Instead, I got a big shock. These laws will break the backbone of an already distressed farming community. Approximately 62 crores farmers are up in arms against legislation which will drive them from farm owners to farm labourers in the hands of rich and capitalists,” she said.

About the abrogation of Article 370 provisions on August 5, 2020, Ms Patil said the people of Jammu and Kashmir were already highly annoyed due to “unilateral, arbitrary and unconstitutional decisions of the Centre”.

JKPCC Head Mr Mir said the recent changes in the land laws opening the sale of land to people from outside Jammu and Kashmir caused great resentment and anger among a vast majority of the population.


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J&K Congress launches signature campaign against farm, land laws