Union Government trying to suppress the voice of farmers as well as elected representatives: Preneet Kaur

MP Preneet Kaur at a protest march in Delhi with other Congress leaders

The Fact News Service

Chandigarh/Patiala, December 25:

Member Parliament from Patiala and former Union Minister of State for External Affairs, Mrs. Preneet Kaur strongly condemned the Union Government for suppressing the voice of farmers as well as elected representatives, calling it as a sheer insult of the entire ‘Annadata’ of the country.

In a press release issued after her release from Delhi’s Mandir Marg police station, Patiala MP Preneet Kaur said that today Congress Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha members and Central Working Committee members and Youth Congress leaders led by Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi, had scheduled march to the Rashtarpati Bhawan to submit a petition signed by over two crore farmers to the President for repeal of the anti-farmers laws. However, she said in an unprecedented action they were stopped by the Delhi Police out side AICC office.

She lauded the efforts of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to set up Helpline 1091 and Police Helpline 112 to provide emergency help to the families of the farmers participating in farmers’ agitation for demanding their rights in spine chilling cold.