Meghalaya the governor of Satya Pal Malik continued its aggressive stand on the government and the BJP leadership on Sunday. He continued to attack the Centre, alleging that he was in “arrogance” when he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the farmers’ protests. He said that he had an argument with the PM.
Addressing a social function in Dadri, Haryana, Satyapal Malik said, “When I met the Prime Minister on the issue of farmers, I had a fight with him within five minutes. He was very proud. When I told him, 500 of our people died, he said, are you dead for me?
I said that I had died for you only, I got into a fight with the one who remains the king. Malik further said that the PM said now you meet Amit Shah. After which I met Amit Shah.
Talking to media persons in Dadri, Malik was asked for his opinion on the government’s decision to abrogate agricultural laws, he said, “What else could the Prime Minister have said. We (farmers) should take a decision. Instead of doing something like this, we should take their help to get legal guarantee for MSP.
Tapal Malik has given several statements on the central government regarding agricultural laws in the past as well. In November, speaking in Jaipur, he had said that the Center would eventually have to accede to the demands of the farmers.
He also said that whenever he speaks on farmers’ issue, he fears for a couple of weeks that he might get a call from Delhi.