NEW DEHLI: The Indian government cried foul when the British announced to take up the matter of the farmers’ protest.
According to foreign media, three and a half months have passed since the farmers’ protest started against the controversial agricultural laws in India, but now the farmers’ protest in India has become global.
The United Kingdom announced that it would raise the issue at a meeting between the prime ministers of both the countries, which drew India’s attention.
Moreover, the issue of farmers was debated in the British Parliament for 90 minutes. In which Britain announced to raise the issue in the meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India was outraged at the expression of solidarity with the farmers by the British and summoned the British High Commissioner to New Delhi. India called the debate an interference in internal affairs.
In the Lok Sabha session, Punjabi member Harsamrat Kaur Badal opposed the government. He said that the government’s statement that the laws were in the interest of the farmers was wrong.
On the other hand, the family of a Sikh worker who died during a protest at the Tukri border, has demanded justice from the government and funds for child support.
Indian farmers have announced to bring tractors outside the Parliament if the laws are not withdrawn.