Mahatma Gandhi’s granddaughter meets protesting farmers at Ghazipur, extends support

Mahatma Gandhi’s granddaughter Tara Gandhi Bhattacharya reached the Ghazipur border on Saturday to support the ongoing peasant movement against the controversial agricultural laws of the Center. Tara (84), president of the National Gandhi Museum, appealed to the protesting farmers to maintain peace during the protest. She also requested the government to take care of the farming community. She also said that without taking any name, such an illiterate person would never have come. I have 14 years of experience with Gandhiji. He said that I am with the truth and will always stand by it.

Mahatma Gandhi’s granddaughter

She was accompanied by President of Gandhi Smarak Nidhi, Ramchandra Rahi, Managing Trustee of All India Sarva Seva Sangh Ashok Saran, Sanjay Singh, Director of Gandhi Smarak Nidhi and A. Annamalai, Director of National Gandhi Museum.

Tara Gandhi Bhattacharya said, “We have not come here under any political program,” according to the BKU statement leading the protest in Ghazipur on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border. We have come here today for the farmers, who have provided food to all of us in our whole life. “

She told the protesters, “We are because of you all. In the benefit of farmers lies the benefit of the country and all of us “.

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Significantly, since November last year, a large number of farmers have been camping at different borders in Delhi. The agitating farmers are demanding the repeal of the new three agricultural laws of the Center and a new law guaranteeing minimum support price (MSP) for crops.

Bhattacharya recalled the first freedom struggle in 1857 for liberation from British rule and said that it too started from Meerut in western Uttar Pradesh. According to a statement issued by BKU media in-charge Dharmendra Malik, Mahatma Gandhi’s granddaughter said that she had come to the protest site to pray for the farmers.

She said, “I want that farmers should benefit from whatever happens.” No person is unaware of the hard work of the farmers. “

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