Advised to keep quiet if I wanted President's post: Meghalaya Guv Satya Pal Malik
Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik

Shillong: Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik has slammed the Central Government’s attitude towards farmers amid the ongoing protests.

For almost a year now, Indian farmers have been protesting against three controversial laws.

Speaking with media persons, Malik said that people should know that he comes from a farmers background. “I was born in a farmer’s family and have done farming in my young days because my father died when I was only two years old. So I know their plight and I agree with their demands,” said the governor.

He added that he did not agree with the central government’s attitude towards them (farmers).

“I have spoken to the Prime Minister and Home Minister and have asserted that they should resolve it because a very large number of farming communities are alienated from them. BJP leaders cannot enter the villages in Haryana, UP and Punjab so this is not a good situation and should be resolved,” stated Malik.

The Governor also claimed that certain people don’t want this to be resolved and are harming the central government.

Malik made headlines recently when he slammed Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar and demanded him to apologise for the lathi charge in Karnal leaving 10 people injured. During his interview with the NDTV, he was also seen making a statement that he wasn’t in love with his post as a Governor.

Malik has always been one of the governors who has always backed the farmers and has always been very vocal on many other issues.

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