Sonia says govt shown shocking insensitivity on farmers' issue, terms consultations a charade

IndiaTimes Friday, 22 January 2021
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday launched a fierce attack on the Centre over the farmers' agitation and said the government has shown "shocking insensitivity and arrogance going through the charade of consultations".

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