Farmers say that if the government does not agree, they will drive tractors on the streets of Delhi on January 22 to help them farm.
Farmers tractor assembly: Farmers have been staging dharnas in different parts of Delhi for the last 43 days to protest the three agricultural laws brought by the central government. The agitating peasants have also come out to lay siege to Delhi on the Sinhu border. Farmers say they are trying to put pressure on the government with today’s rally. Even in winter, farmers are determined to meet their needs. A meeting of farmers and government will be held on January 8.
Farmers’ tractors are also taking part in March. Our correspondent Sourav Shukla spoke to one such woman, Kulbir Kaur, a 54-year-old farmer, who also left with a male farmer carrying his own tractor. Kulbir Kaur farmed in Patiala, Punjab. They say that there is no one to walk home with the husband and son dead.
“I have two acres of land, my husband died in 2014 and my son has just died from Corona. I have no choice but to cultivate myself,” she said.
Due to the farmers’ tractor march on Thursday, the Eastern Peripheral Expressway was moving fast in all luxury vehicles, today farmers are marching there with their tractors. Farmers also put the Indian flag on their tractors. Farmers say that if the government does not agree, they will drive tractors on the streets of Delhi on January 22 to help them farm.
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Amid tight security, thousands of farmers staged a protest march against three agricultural laws at the Sinhu, Tikri and Gazipur borders on Thursday. Protesting farmers’ organizations said it was a “rehearsal” on January 26, before a proposed parade of tractors arriving in the national capital from various parts of Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.
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Amid heavy deployment of Delhi Police and Haryana Police members, tractor-carrying farmers started their journey towards Kundli-M on the Sar-Palwal Expressway. The tractor led by Bakiu leader Rakesh Tikait moved towards Palwal.
“We will intensify our agitation against the three agricultural laws in the coming days,” Abhimanyu Kohr, a senior member of the United Kisan Morcha, told PTI. About 2500 tractors came from Haryana in March today. “He warned,” We want to warn that if the government does not comply with our demands, the performance of farmers will be further accelerated. “Tractors have been assembled from Singhu Tikari border, Tikri to Kundli, Gazipur to Palwal and Rewasan to Palwal.
(Also from input agency language)