Rahul Gandhi slams govt for ‘no record’ of farmers’ deaths assertion

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed the Modi authorities for stating that it had “no record” of farmers’ deaths throughout the farm legal guidelines agitation and accused it of being “insensitive” and “arrogant”.

Gandhi mentioned the Punjab authorities will not be liable for the deaths of the farmers throughout the farm legal guidelines agitation however nonetheless paid Rs 5 lakh compensation to the households of 403 deceased farmers within the state.

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He mentioned the Congress additionally has an inventory of 100 farmers from exterior Punjab who died throughout the farm legal guidelines agitation and one other record of about 200 deceased farmers has been compiled primarily based on public information.

The former Congress chief mentioned he’ll place the lists earlier than Parliament on Monday.

Asked concerning the remaining calls for of the farmers following the repeal of the farm legal guidelines, Gandhi mentioned, “I don’t think the government will accept farmers’ demands” and asserted that “its intention is not right”.