Sunny Deol, who was elected to the Lok Sabha from Punjab’s Gurdaspur final yr after becoming a member of the BJP in April, has confronted prickly questions on his stand on the farmers’ protest.

Chandigarh: The BJP-led authorities on the centre has one of the best pursuits of farmers in thoughts, actor-politician Sunny Deol stated on Sunday, defending his social gathering amid the huge protests which have erupted in opposition to the centre’s new agricultural legal guidelines.The actor additionally distanced himself from actor-turned-activist Deep Siddhu who had campaigned for him within the 2019 elections and who joined the farmers’ protests earlier than being forged out over allegations that he was backing the separatist motion for Khalistan, a separate state for Sikhs.

“I request the whole world that it is a matter between our farmers and the government. Do not come between them, because both will find a way after discussions. I know that many people want to take advantage of the situation and are creating problems. They are not thinking of farmers. They may have their own agenda,” Sunny Deol stated in a press release in Hindi on Twitter.

“Deep Siddhu, who was with me during the election has not been with me for a long time and whatever he is speaking, he is saying on his own. I am in no way related to his activities. I stand with my party and farmers and will always be with farmers. Our government always thinks of the betterment of farmers and I am sure that the government will ensure the right outcome after holding talks with farmers,” he added.

Sunny Deol, who was elected to the Lok Sabha from Punjab’s Gurdaspur final yr after becoming a member of the BJP in April, has confronted prickly questions on his stand on the farmers’ protest that has been spearheaded principally by growers from the agrarian state.

The 64-year-old who’s at the moment staying in Himachal Pradesh’s Manali has been in isolation after testing constructive for the coronavirus. Mr Deol is the third in his household to affix politics. His father Dharmendra was a BJP MP. His stepmother Hema Malini can be a BJP lawmaker.

The central authorities failed on Saturday to interrupt a impasse with the farmers protesting the agricultural reforms and can meet once more on Wednesday, the agriculture minister and union leaders stated.

Hundreds of farmers have been demonstrating in opposition to the legal guidelines, which they are saying threaten their livelihoods, by tenting on the outskirts of the capital New Delhi and blocking highways.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s authorities says the brand new legal guidelines are supposed to overhaul antiquated procurement procedures and provides growers extra choices to promote their produce.

(Courtesy: NDTV India)

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