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Capitalistic BJP government is taking lands, lives of farmers: Lalu Prasad

Rashtriya Janata Dal President, Lalu Prasad on Monday took Twitter and attacked BJP over deaths and injuries of villagers in NTPC mining area at Barkagaon, Jharkhand by Police firing.

He said, “Do u kw 7 farmers hv been killed by BJP’s Jharkhand govt for not giving their fertile land to capitalists? No debates, No Exclusive stories”


In another tweet he said, “Oppressive, Capitalistic and Dictatorial BJP government has killed many unarmed farmers on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti.”


He also said, “Capitalistic BJP government is taking away lands as well as lives of farmers. Even though unprovoked, they are killing poor and deprived tribal people by firing on them”


Yesterday, left parties had also condemned the firing which caused death of four and injuring dozens of villagers who were in sit-in demonstration at NTPC mining area at Barkagaon in Hazaribagh district.

The protesters are demanding suspension of mining operation by the NTPC at Chirudih, settlement of land acquisition and payment of compensation to the displaced raiyats as per the provision of the 2013 Land Acquisition Act and employment to each displaced person.