BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Thursday posted on Twitter a brief clip of a speech of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee from 1980 through which he warns the then Indira Gandhi authorities in opposition to repressing farmers and extends his assist to them.
Gandhi tweeted, “Wise words from a big-hearted leader…”
Wise phrases from a big-hearted chief… pic.twitter.com/xlRtznjFAx
— Varun Gandhi (@varungandhi80) October 14, 2021
The BJP MP has been vocal in empathising with farmers agitating in opposition to the three agri legal guidelines enacted by the Modi authorities and sharing Vajpayee’s speech is seen as his message to the central authorities.
In the video clip, Vajpayee is heard telling a gathering that farmers can’t be scared.
“If the government will suppress (farmers), misuse laws and repress a peaceful agitation, then we will not shy away from joining the farmers’ struggle and standing with them,” he’s heard saying.
Gandhi has additionally sought stringent motion in opposition to these answerable for the loss of life of 4 farmers after automobiles, allegedly linked to BJP leaders, ran over them in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri. He was lately dropped from the BJP nationwide government in what was seen as a sign of the occasion management’s unhappiness with the Pilibhit MP.