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Cong stages protests against farm laws in Maha; warns of intensifying agitation

Cong stages protests against farm laws in Maha; warns of intensifying agitation

Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole, who led the party’s hunger strike at Mahatma Gandhi statue near Mantralaya here, also hit out at the Centre over the rise in fuel prices and labour reforms.

Patole, who led the party’s hunger strike at Mahatma Gandhi statue near Mantralaya here, also hit out at the Centre over the rise in fuel prices and labour reforms.

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Mumbai Congress president Ashok alias Bhai Jagtap and ministers Yashomati Thakur, Amit Deshmukh, Varsha Gaikwad and others also took part in the agitation staged in support of the Bharat Bandh call given by some farmers’ bodies.

“The Narendra Modi government enacted the farm and labour laws after trampling on democratic values and traditions. There is anger across the country against the laws,” Patole said.

He alleged that farmers’ have been protesting near the Delhi border for the last four months, but the Modi government refuses to give up its “obdurate” approach.

News Source : Hindustan Times

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