Lok Sabha today resumed discussion on Motion of Thanks to the President for his address to the Joint Sitting of both houses of the Parliament. In his speech, National Conference leader Dr Farooq Abdullah said, the government must ensure speedy vaccination of COVID-19 for all people. He also urged the government to set aside differences and find solutions to the farmers’ issues. He appealed to the government to take everyone together in the country’s path towards development.
Akhilesh Yadav of Samajwadi Party said, farmers of the country do not get MSP for their produce. He said, farmers would not be in Delhi’s borders, if they had received MSP.
TMC leader Saugata Roy said, government should repeal the farm laws as farmers are unhappy with the new laws.
Rita Bahuguna Joshi of BJP said, the new farm laws will benefit the farmers. She lauded the government for the way it handled the COVID pandemic.
BSP leader Kunwar Danish Ali said, the government’s attitude towards the plight of farmers is not good and the government should avoid confrontation with the farmers. Harsimrat Kaur Badal of Shiromani Akali Dal said, the government brought farm laws without consulting the farmers. She said, farmers are peacefully protesting for their legitimate demands but the government is not paying any attention to their demands. She asserted that the government did not make any effort to eliminate the apprehensions of the farmers. The discussion is underway.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to reply to the discussion on the Motion of Thanks in the Lok Sabha tomorrow.
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