Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has blamed Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) chief Gurnam Singh Charuni for instigating violence at a ‘kisan mahapanchayat’ programme in Karnal on Sunday. Addressing a press convention hours after protesting farmers vandalised the venue the place Khattar was scheduled to talk, the chief minister mentioned the BKU chief additionally mentioned that Congress and Communist events had a serious position behind the agitations.
“If I’ve to carry somebody accountable for this, then a video of Gurnam Singh Charuni (Bharatiya Kisan Union chief) has been circulating since day earlier than yesterday whereby he had tried to instigate individuals. They’re getting uncovered. I feel Congress and Communist events have a serious position behind these agitations,” Khattar advised reporters.
Notably, on January 6, the BKU (Charuni) had threatened that they’d oppose the ‘kisan mahapanchayat’ programme. A purported video of Haryana BKU chief Gurnam Singh Charuni making an attraction to finish the conceitedness of the CM by not permitting him to handle the mahapanchayat circulated on social media.
Khattar mentioned Sunday’s incident gave individuals a much bigger message than what we had supposed to offer. “Our nation has a robust democracy the place everybody has freedom of expression. We by no means stopped statements of those alleged farmers & leaders. Their agitation is happening. Regardless of COVID, we made preparations for them. It is not proper to impede anybody who desires to talk. I do not assume individuals will tolerate violation of provisions given by Dr BR Ambedkar. Congress had tried to complete democracy in 1975. At the moment individuals recognized their disgusting work & threw them out of energy,” he mentioned.
The farmers disrupted the ‘kisan mahapanchayat’ programme by damaging the stage and breaking chairs, tables and flower pots on the venue.
Within the melee, stones had been additionally pelted as police personnel ran for canopy.
Indignant farmers, primarily comprising youths, broken the stage, tent and audio system on the venue. In addition they tore BJP hoardings and uprooted banners within the presence of policemen.