The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is likely to pass a resolution in a special session of the Delhi Legislative Assembly on Friday, urging the withdrawal of three new agrarian laws by the central government, compensation to the families of more than 700 farmers who lost their lives in the protests and legal guarantees at minimum support prices. Crops, sources said.
It will demand the withdrawal of cases registered against farmers during the struggle against agricultural laws and the sacking and arrest of Union Home Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Lakhimpur incident.
The resolution will be proposed by Delhi Development Minister Gopal Roy, sources said.
However, the opposition BJP accused the ruling Aam Aadmi Party of running away from the debate on Delhi-related issues such as air pollution, liquor policy and the plight of local farmers.
Opposition leader Ramveer Pituri said, “We have given notice to Speaker Ram Nivas Goyal on the short-term debate on these important issues, which will be taken seriously by the Opposition in Delhi.”
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