Bengaluru,Sep 27: Calling both the central and state government as ”anti-farmer”, AICC General Secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala on Sunday alleged that they have launched a “diabolical attack” on the lives and livelihoods of farmers.
Terming amendments to APMC and land reforms acts passed by the Karnataka assembly on Saturday as “black laws”, he accused the government of selling the interests of farmers to a handful of corporates and builder lobbies.
“Both the Modi (Prime Minister Narendra Modi) and Yediyurappa (Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa) governments are anti-farmer governments. They have launched a diabolical attack on the lives and livelihoods of farmers in Karnataka, as also the rest of the country,” he said.
Surjewala was referring to the amended…