The Shiv Sena on Saturday questioned the Modi government’s policies on economy, trade and agriculture, and alleged that it was moving towards privatisation of airports, Air India and railways and giving the control of farmers’ lives to traders and private players.
The party also alleged that the Centre introduced Bills on agriculture “without consulting” its allies, farmers’ organisations or opposition parties, and said the resignation of Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has brought the issue to the fore.
In an editorial in its mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, the Sena said the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) during the time of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and senior BJP leader L.K. Advani was “different” as they used to “treat the NDA constituents with respect and consult with them”.
“Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) member Harsimrat Kaur Badal has…