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The former Union minister referred to the comments of the four judges to claim that the prevailing atmosphere was like the Emergency in 1975-77 and voiced concern over short parliamentary sessions.
Taking to Twitter, Sinha said that instead of criticising the judges, people should concentrate on the issues raised by them.
Sinha has been agitating for farmers' rights and was recently detained in Akola, Maharashtra while leading a protest for the acceptance of demands of the farmers in Vidarbha.
Yashwant Sinha withdrew his three-day old agitation after an assurance from Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis that all the demands put forth by the farmers would be fulfilled.
Congress general secretary Mohan Prakash asked why Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah are not coming clear on the issues flagged by Sinha during his three-day protest in Akola.
Nana Patole, BJP MP from Bhandara, rushed to Akola, where Sinha was detained on Monday while protesting against the government’s “apathy” towards farmers in Vidarbha.
Congress on Tuesday condenmed the detention of former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha by police in BJP-led Maharashtra.
Mamata Banerjee extended her "full support" to former Yashwant Sinha in his fight for the cause of farmers and said she was concerned about the BJP veteran, who was detained by Maharashtra police.
On Monday, Akola Police detained Sinha along with 250 farmers under Section 68 of the Bombay Police Act, after he vandalised the barricades of the District office on his way out.
Sinha, along with hundreds of farmers, was protesting against the government for its alleged apathy towards cotton and soybean cultivators outside the Akola district collector's office.
Former finance minister and BJP leader Yashwant Sinha believes that India is in the grip of “tax terrorism”.
On demonetisation, Sinha said no rich people suffered hardship and it was the poor who stood in the queue and lost their lives.
Countrymen can demand Jaitley quit over 'deeply flawed' GST, Finance Minister a 'burden' on Gujarat: Yashwant Sinha
BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha said countrymen can rightly demand he quit for the hardships caused and also felt he is a "burden" on the people of Gujarat.
Sinha, who is on a three-day visit to poll-bound Gujarat, was talking about the effects of demonetisation and GST on the Indian economy at a press conference organized by Lokshahi Bachao Andolan.
Veteran BJP leader Yashwant Sinha charged the current regime with resorting to lies on the note ban and the new tax regime.