The tractor rallies, which have been named as ”Kheti Bachao Yatra”, will cowl greater than 50 km, unfold over three days in numerous districts

File picture of Rahul Gandhi. PTI

Moga: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is ready to lead a tractor rally on Sunday to protest towards the Centre’s new farm laws.

Gandhi, who arrived in the district on Sunday afternoon, will lead tractor rallies for 3 days starting on Sunday. He will maintain a public assembly at Badni Kalan in Moga. Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh, AICC normal secretary in-charge of Punjab affairs, Harish Rawat, Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar, Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal and different leaders have arrived in Moga for the rally.

Former minister and MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu, who had been staying away from all Congress actions, is amongst these current in the district.

The tractor rallies, which have been named as ”Kheti Bachao Yatra”, will cowl greater than 50 km, unfold over three days in numerous districts and constituencies.

Farmers in Punjab have been protesting towards the new farm legislations.

Farmers have expressed apprehension that the Centre’s farm reforms would pave the best way for the dismantling of the Minimum Support Price (MSP) system, leaving them on the “mercy” of huge corporates.

The authorities has maintained that there can be no change in the MSP.

President Ram Nath Kovind had given assent to the three contentious payments — Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill; Farmers’ (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill; and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill

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