Congress protests land bill, tweets #KisanVirodhiNarendraModi
Flix Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 05:30
With the return of Rahul Gandhi, the Congress workers appear to have been infused with new energy, organising a protest against the land acquisition bill and even taking to twitter to set up a Kisan Virodhi Narendra Modi hashtag. As the Congress party led by senior leaders including Sonia Gandhi staged a demonstration in the national capital protesting against the national capital, Congress supporters and leaders kept up a steady stream of tweets criticizing the central government for the land acquisition bill. Congress leaders from several states went to Delhi to participate in the protest at Ram Lila Maidan in Delhi.Â Gandhi spoke about the Land Acquisition Act 2013, brought in by the UPA government, and charged the NDA government of working in the interests of the rich. "Land Acquisition Act 2013 is being changed ...it's also cause of concern for you," he said, adding that the rest of industry came only after farming which laid the foundation of the country. He said that the central government was anti-farmer and anti-poor as it can't see "the efforts they made to establish the country". Gandhi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was on a three-nation tour, made comments saying that he was clearing the mess of the last 50 years in the country.Â "I feel sad to hear this as prime minister can't see the efforts of the poor and the farmers who actually laid the foundation of the country," he said. The official twitter handle Congress tweeted snippets of Soniaâ€™s Gandhiâ€™s speech at the protest. India: Modiâ€™s 100-Day Score â€” 4,600 farmersâ€™ suicides, 69,000 attempted https://t.co/qm57MG1SZa #KisanVirodhiNarendraModi â€” Sidharaj Sinh Jadeja (@SidhuJadeja) April 19, 2015 Â I love #KisanVirodhiNarendraModi. Let's hope it catches on and stays important â€” aakash joshi (@aakaschjoshi) April 19, 2015 Â Reduction in Corporate Tax, seduction by Adani-Ambani and usurpation of farmers'land is rule for Modi Govt. #KisanVirodhiNarendraModi â€” SoulCONGRESS (@CongressALL) April 19, 2015 Â Modi Govt Sleeping, Farmers Weeping. #KisanVirodhiNarendraModi pic.twitter.com/j3L0SmsFXc â€” Deepak singh (@Deepaksmg18121) April 19, 2015 Â In Gujarat farm workers r working for peanuts! #KisanVirodhiNarendraModi wants 2implement same model in entire india pic.twitter.com/OXx3HAXFKG â€” Dwaipayan Mitra (@DwaipayanM) April 19, 2015 Â I do not agree with the hashtag #KisanVirodhiNarendraModi Modi is not anti-farmer, but got to serve the interests of his capitalist masters! â€” Jay Ambadi (@jay_ambadi) April 19, 2015 Â
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