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No Outside Person Allowed to Interfere in India’s Internal Issues, Says Farmer Leader

FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. REUTERS/Blair Gable/File Photo

Trudeau had on Monday backed the agitating farmers in India, saying Canada would at all times be there to defend the rights of peaceable protests.

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  • Last Updated: December 03, 2020, 09:24 IST
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No outdoors individual is allowed to intrude in India’s inside issues, one of many agitating farmer leaders mentioned about Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s help to protest in opposition to the Centre’s farm legal guidelines. At a press convention on Singhu border close to Delhi, Madhya Pradesh-based farmer chief Shiv Kumar Kakkaji mentioned the agitation would proceed until the federal government withdrew all three farm legal guidelines.

“No outside person is allowed to interfere in India’s internal issues,” he mentioned when requested by Trudeau’s help to the farmers protest. He, nonetheless, welcomed the Canadian prime minister’s concern for the farmers. “They are worried about our issues and we welcome that,” he mentioned.

Trudeau had on Monday backed the agitating farmers in India, saying Canada would at all times be there to defend the rights of peaceable protests. “The situation is concerning and we are all very worried about family and friends and I know that is a reality for many of you,” Trudeau mentioned whereas talking at a web-based occasion to mark the 551st start anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

India strongly reacted to the feedback by Trudeau and different leaders there, calling the remarks as “ill-informed” and “unwarranted” because the matter pertained to the interior affairs of a democratic nation. Hundreds of farmers are staying put at Delhi’s borders with Haryana and Uttar Pradesh over numerous calls for, together with the repeal of the three contentious new legislations. They have expressed apprehension that the legal guidelines would pave the best way for the dismantling of the minimal help value system, leaving them on the “mercy” of massive corporates.

The Centre has maintained that the brand new legal guidelines would supply farmers with higher alternatives. It has additionally accused the opposition events of deceptive farmers.

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