"Centre passed GNCTD Act to punish me for supporting farmers' protest: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal"

5th Apr,2021

"Centre passed GNCTD Act to punish me for supporting farmers' protest: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal"

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday (April 4) slamming the Centre alleged that his government was being “punished” for supporting the farmers' agitation against the 3 new farm laws.

During a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' in Haryana's Jind district, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief claimed that the BJP-led Centre brought the govt. of city Territory of metropolis|city|metropolis|urban center} (Amendment) (GNCTD) Bill to “punish” the Delhi government. The GNCTD Act passed within the Parliament in March, will increase the powers of Delhi’s elected official (LG). The Bill, that says "government" said in any law created by the Old Delhi general assembly can imply LG, was passed within the Lok Sabha on March twenty two. Amid vast uproar by the Opposition leaders, Rajya Sabha had passed the Bill on March twenty four.

Kejriwal aforesaid that each one powers can currently be with the LG, and asked, “What quite law is this?”The AAP head honcho conjointly condemned the alleged lathicharge on farmers at Rohtak on Sat throughout a protest against Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.

“In a rustic wherever farmers don't seem to be revered, the state cannot progress. ought to governments support farmers or cane-charge them? we tend to powerfully condemn this incident”, he aforesaid addressing a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat’ in Old Delhi.