Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)
*Anti-farmer Land Reforms Act 2020 brought by BJP will be amended: CM assures.
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah promised to take the demands of farmers seriously and amend the anti-farmer “Land Reforms Act 2020″enacted by the BJP government at the Centre.
He was speaking a fter inaugurating the farmer’s conference organized on the occasion of the 88th birth anniversary of farmer leader Prof.M.D Nanjundaswamy at the Karnataka State Farmers’ Association at Freedom Park and accepted the memorandum by the farmers’ association to formulate a pro-farmer budget.
“The study circle organized by Nanjundaswamy gave insight into many issues.We got clarity about socialist economy and socialist politics.
Many lecturers,professors and writers used to visit this study circle. I was benefited from their guidance” the CM said.
“Nanjundaswamy was very active on issues related to farmers till the end.The farmers’ movement raised by him, who was in favour of socialist aspirations, became a support for solving the problems of farmers.
Participating in farmers’ movements and farmers’ conventions is also a matter of great pleasure and pride for me.Nanjundaswamy and farmers’ movement has made an impact on society and governments, he said.
On the same occasion,Chief Minister CM Siddaramaiah recalled that Nanjundaswamy’s farmers’ movement was a political motivation for him.
Badagalapura Nagendra presided over the farmer’s conference, social welfare department minister HC Mahadevappa, chief minister’s political advisor and Aland MLA B.R. Patil, Political Secretary Govindaraju, MLA Darshan Puttannaiah, Dalit leader Mavalli Shankar, Backward and Exploited Communities Federation President Ramachandrappa,Land and Housing Deprived movement Committee convener Kumar Samatala and many other leaders from various organizations were present .