PM Modi announces withdrawal of all three farm laws| Who said what

PM Modi further appealed to all the protesting farmers to call off their agitation and return to their homes. After the prime minister’s announcement, prominent political leaders, as well as farmer union leaders, have shared their views on the government's decision. While most leaders termed it as a win for the farmers, few called it the opposition's win too.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that the Union Government has decided to repeal all the three farm laws in the upcoming winter session of Parliament. He made the announcement while addressing the nation at morning 9 am on the occasion of Gurupurab. PM Modi further appealed to all the protesting farmers to call off their agitation and return to their homes. After the prime minister’s announcement, prominent political leaders, as well as farmer union leaders, have shared their views on the government's decision. While most leaders termed it as a win for the farmers, few called it the opposition's win too.

Here's a compilation of who said what :

1. Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi did not miss out on sharing his views, he took to the microblogging site to congratulate the farmers for their win and called the farmers as country's 'annadatas' who made arrogance bow their heads
 



2. Captain Amrinder Singh

Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh also reacted to the government's decision and said it is 'great news'. Amrinder Singh, who quit the Congress party recently and formed his own political outfit, thanked PM Modi for repealing the laws.
 


3. Navjot Singh Sidhu

Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu also took to Twitter and referred to the farm laws as 'black laws' and credits the satyagraha of the farmers for this historic success.
 


4. Rakesh Tikait

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) Leader Rakesh Tikait made a strong statement on Friday which said that the protesters will not leave the borders and neither will they withdraw the protest, they will wait till the day the laws are canceled in the Parliament. 
 

 



P Chidambaram

Congress leaders P. Chidambaram said that the government's decision to repeal the farm laws is motivated by the upcoming election 
 


Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh welcomed the decision to repeal the farm laws and said the government respected the sentiments of the farmers.
 


Amit Shah.

Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday, said the government will keep serving the farmers of the country and will always support them.



Naveen Patnaik

Welcoming the decision, Odisha Chief minister naveen patnaik said the union governments decision is in the best interests of the farmers of the country. 


Ashok Gehlot

Calling it the victory of democracy, Rajasthan CM ashok Gehlot said that the country can never forget the hundreds of farmers who have lost their lives due to the arrogance of Modi govt.
 


Mamata Benarjee

West Bengal CM Mamata Benarjee congratulated the farmers of the country after union government’s decision to repeal the three farm laws and also said that the BJP treated them with cruelty. 
 


Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel congratulated farmers and described  the Modi governmets's announcement as the victory of democracy.
 


Akhilesh Yadav

Speaking on the announcement, Samajwadi Party chief and Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav said that the central govt may bring the law again after the polls. he also sought an apology by the central government.