Social activist holds farmers rally near parliament house as the government agrees to debate on land acquisition bill
Jasleen Kaur | February 25, 2015 | New Delhi
Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday took the fight against land acquisition bill to the parliament by holding farmers rally near parliament building.
Addressing the rally he asked if the government says that ‘we have brought a good law for farmers’. “But if it is good why have people walked all the way (from villages) to protest.”
This is the wakeup call for the government which had promised to give power to the people. But nothing has been done, he rued.
This government is killing democracy by bringing this change in the bill. They are now worried about the industrialists and businessmen and not farmers, Hazare said.
Hazare announced formation a national committee and said that “we will do such rally and padyatras in villages to make people aware of the ordinance and how it is going to affect our lives.”
National committee will also chalk out jail bharo andolan across the country, it was declared.
“Sharabi ke nashe se bhi bada nasha hai satta ki nasha,” the social reformer said about the power intoxication. “But they are not aware that this jansansad is bigger than sansad (parliament).”
Reminding the Modi administration of the fate of the Manmohan Singh government he said “the previous government got the reply from people when they were involved in corruption. We will tell this government as well. Those who do not think about the country and farmers, they have no right to be in power,” he said.
“I will fight against it (land bill)” Hazare declared to the thunderous applause from the farmers gathered at parliament street in New Delhi.
Ever since the controversy over Major Leetul Gogoi`s meeting with a young girl in a Kashmir hotel started raging on May 23, I have seen that people, particularly scribes, are leaving no stone unturned to blemish the Indian Army’s image. First things first! If the meeting had happened a
IIT Bombay Racing will launch its 6th generation electric car ‘EVoX’ in the institute’s on Saturday. The racing car developed by Formula Student team from India based at IIT Bombay is designed to run at 100 km per hour in just 2.88 seconds. It is powered by 40 KW motors, titanium uprights
SAIL has supplied 10,500 tonnes of steel for the 330 mega watt hydroelectric project, featuring three power generating units of 110 MW each. The enterprise’s steel supply consists of TMT rebars, structurals, plates and sheets. SAIL had also supplied around 70 percent steel used in the
The recent visit of Ambassador of Algeria to India H.E. Hamza Yahia Cherif to Goa Shipyard Limited has given a boost to the PSU’s ambition of receiving international orders from the Mediterranean region. CMD, GSL, Rear Admiral (Retd) Shekhar Mital apprised the Ambassador about various
IndianOil has clocked a net profit of Rs 21,346 crore for 2017-18 fiscal as compared to Rs 19,106 crore in the last fiscal. The reported revenue from operations for 2017-18 FY was Rs 5,06,428 crore as compared to Rs 4,45,442 crore in 2016-17. IndianOil’s reported revenue from operation
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was entered amongst Bihar government, Bihar State Power Holding Company Ltd. (BSPHCL), Bihar State Power Generation Co. Ltd (BSPGCL), North Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd.(NBPDCL), South Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd.(SBPDCL), Bihar State Power Transmission