Gandhi tweeted: “Wise words from a big-hearted leader …”
The BJP deputy has expressed his empathy with the farmers mobilizing against the three agricultural laws enacted by the Modi government and sharing Vajpayee’s speech is seen as his message to the central government.
In the video clip, Vajpayee is heard saying at a meeting that farmers cannot be afraid.
“If the government suppresses (the farmers), misuses the laws and suppresses peaceful agitation, then we will not shy away from joining the farmers’ struggle and supporting them,” he is heard saying.
Wise words from a big-hearted leader … https://t.co/xlRtznjFAx
– Varun Gandhi (@ varungandhi80) 1634192165000
Gandhi has also sought strict measures against those responsible for the deaths of four farmers after vehicles, allegedly linked to BJP leaders, ran over them in Uttar Pradesh. Lakhimpur Kheri. He was recently removed from the BJP national executive in what was seen as an indication of the party leadership’s dissatisfaction with the MP from Pilibhit.