No unrest in the country: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) There is no “unrest” in the country, and the unrest is only in the “minds of opponents”, union minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Tuesday.

The minister was asked about protests in universities and the situation of farmers.

“There is no unrest in the country, the unrest is in the minds of the opponents,” Naidu said in an interaction with journalists at the Indian Women Press Corps.

He said the unrest was only in 3-4 universities, out of hundreds of universities in India.

“There is no question of accepting actions like what happened in JNU,” he said, adding that public opinion was with the government.

He also took a jibe at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s support to agitating Jawaharlal Nehru University students.

“… And who did they go to, Rahul Gandhi… What freedom did they (Congress) give them in 50 years?” he said.

The minister, however, admitted that agriculture in the country was facing a crisis, and said the government was taking steps to improve the situation of farmers.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here