Chennai (Tamil Nadu): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Tuesday said that his government will pass resolutions against the Centre’s controversial farm laws and the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) during the Budget session in State Assembly.
“We will pass resolutions against the Centre’s farm laws and the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the Budget session of the State Assembly,” he said.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 17 in New Delhi. It was the first meeting between the two after the DMK won the assembly polls in Tamil Nadu. Several issues were discussed in the meeting including repeal of farm laws and CAA, revocation of National Education Policy, allotment of covid-19 vaccines.
The DMK had strongly opposed both CAA and farm laws enacted by the BJP-led government at the Centre and had also staged protests supporting the farmers against the farm laws.
Several states have passed a resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act including, Punjab, Kerala, Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan.
Delhi, West Bengal, Punjab, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan have passed a resolution against the three contentious farm laws that have sparked the ongoing protests by farmers and farmer unions in several parts of the country, especially Punjab, Haryana and Delhi.
Earlier in the day, Stalin wrote to the CMs of coastal states including Maharastra, Goa, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, West Bengal, and Puducherry on the New Draft Indian Ports Bill 2021.
“States/UTs need to take joint action to prevent any step to dilute powers already vested with the States,” he stated.
(With ANI Inputs)