The occasion introduced a collection of programmes towards the ‘anti-farmer, anti-girls, anti-poor and anti-folks’ insurance policies of the BJP-led authorities on the Centre.
New Delhi: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Sunday mentioned the Indian democracy is passing through its “most difficult phase”, as she chaired a celebration assembly throughout which the roadmap for its agitation over farm payments and alleged atrocities on Dalits was deliberated upon.
Addressing a gathering of AICC basic secretaries and state-in-costs, which she presided over, Gandhi launched a scathing assault on the federal government over the three farm legal guidelines, the dealing with of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic slowdown and alleged atrocities towards Dalits.
After the assembly, Congress basic secretary in-cost (organisation) KC Venugopal mentioned the occasion has determined to launch a collection of programmes towards the “anti-farmer, anti-women, anti-poor and anti-people” insurance policies of the BJP-led authorities on the Centre.
This was the primary assembly of basic secretaries and state in-costs Sonia Gandhi chaired after a significant organisational reshuffle final month.
“In line with the concerted opposition to the anti-farmer legislations and our committed fight for justice for the rape victim in Hathras, it has been decided to observe the 31 October, i.e. Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel and martyrdom day of Indira Gandhi as ‘Kisan Adhikar Diwas’,” the occasion mentioned.
As a part of the Diwas, the Congress will maintain ‘Satyagraha and Upwas (fasting)’ in each district headquarter between 10 am to four pm towards the “anti-farmer and anti-labour laws.”
On 5 November, the occasion will observe ‘Mahila and Dalit Utpidan Virodhi Divas (Stop Atrocities on Women and Dalits Day) as a part of which state-stage dharnas might be held at each state headquarters between 10 am to 2 pm
The occasion will spotlight the repeated atrocities throughout the nation towards the Dalits, significantly towards the Hathras sufferer and her household, Venugopal mentioned.
As Diwali pageant additionally falls on 14 November, i.e. the birthday of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, a symposium on “Nehruvian Ideology and Nation constructing’ might be held on 13 November at each state headquarters, he mentioned.
It was additionally determined on the assembly that on 14 November, an enormous on-line marketing campaign titled ‘SpeakUpForPSUs’, highlighting the theme self-reliant-India constructed by Nehru might be launched.
On the anti-farm legal guidelines signature marketing campaign, basic secretaries and in-costs had been instructed to watch the marketing campaign on the bottom stage.
In her opening remarks on the video convention assembly, Gandhi alleged a “conspiracy” has been hatched to defeat the positive aspects of the ‘inexperienced revolution’. She slammed the federal government over what she mentioned had been three “anti-agriculture black legal guidelines’.
She additionally alleged that the nation was being dominated by a authorities which was “systematically” handing over the rights of residents to a handful of crony capitalists.
Hitting out on the authorities over the just lately handed farm legal guidelines, she mentioned the BJP-led dispensation has attacked the very basis of India’s resilient agrarian economic system by bringing in “three anti-agriculture black laws”.
“A conspiracy has been hatched to defeat the gains of the ‘green revolution’. Lives and livelihoods of crores of farm labourers, leasehold farmers, small and marginal farmers, toiling labourers and small shopkeepers are under attack. It is our solemn duty to join hands to defeat this sinister conspiracy,” Gandhi asserted.
The Congress, many different Opposition events and a number of other farmers organisations have been protesting towards these farm legislations, claiming these will hurt the pursuits of farmers and profit corporates, a declare denied by the federal government. The Centre has asserted that these new legal guidelines might be useful for farmers and can enhance their earnings.
Gandhi claimed there’s a “designed attack” on the Constitution and democratic traditions.
The nation was pushed into the “abyss” of coronavirus pandemic by “sheer ineptitude” and “mismanagement” of the Modi authorities, she alleged in her opening remarks.
“All this occurred as we witnessed the most important unplanned and merciless migration of crores of migrant labourers as the federal government remained a mute spectator to their miseries.
“The stark truth is that a prime minister who promised to defeat corona within 21 days has abdicated his and his government’s responsibility towards the citizens,” she mentioned.
There is neither a plan nor strategic considering, answer or a means forward within the combat towards the pandemic, the Congress president alleged in her deal with in Hindi.
Gandhi claimed the federal government has concurrently “demolished” the economic system, constructed painstakingly by the exhausting work of fellow Indians and the imaginative and prescient of successive Congress governments.
“Never has the country witnessed such a free-fall in GDP as also all other economic indices,” the Congress president mentioned.
She additionally accused the federal government of failing to honour even its constitutional tasks, saying the share of GST compensation is being denied to states.
Alleging that atrocities towards Dalits have reached a “new zenith”, she mentioned that as an alternative of honouring the legislation and granting sufficient safety to India’s daughters, BJP governments are siding with criminals.
She exhorted the overall secretaries and state in-costs to tackle these challenges and stand with the folks.
“Persistent and determined struggle for the cause of people is the heart and soul of Indian National Congress. Even today, dedicated service of fellow citizens and determined fight against the injustice, inequity and discrimination in all spheres is the guiding light for each Congress men and women,” Gandhi mentioned.
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