New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday slammed Central government over its stand on dissenting voices in the country.
In a tweet, the former Congress president said, “For Modi Govt: Dissenting students are anti-nationals. Concerned citizens are urban naxals. Migrant labourers are Covid carriers. Rape victims are nobody. Protesting farmers are Khalistani. And Crony capitalists are best friends.”
Over the past few months, the Congress leader has been critical of the NDA government over its policies various issues including farm laws, the economic condition of the country and the handling of COVID-19 situation.
Earlier, attacking the Union government over the issue of deaths of protesting farmers, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Saturday asked how many more ‘sacrifices have to be made’ before the three agriculture sector laws will be repealed by the government.
Farmers have been protesting on different borders of the national capital since November 26 against the three newly enacted farm laws- Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.