Farmer movement is moving forward, today the toll liberation campaign with fasting, learn 10 updates
New Delhi. In protest against the 3 agricultural laws brought by the central government, farmers have so far stood on the streets (Farmer Protest). Farmers are continuously agitating on the Delhi Border. This farmers’ movement is now moving forward instead of stopping. In such a situation, farmers are fasting today. Along with this, they are also running toll-free operations. Apart from this, he has also been invited for talks on behalf of the government. Here we tell you all 10 updates related to Kisan movement …
Intensifying their agitation against the new agricultural laws, the farmers unions announced on Sunday that they would undertake a day-long gradual hunger strike at all the demonstration sites here on Monday.
On behalf of the farmers, it has been said that they will not allow toll collection on all highways in Haryana from 25 to 27 December. Farmer leader Jagjit Singh Dallewala said, ‘We will not allow toll collection at all toll booths in Haryana from 25 to 27 December, we will stop them from doing so. On 27 December, our Prime Minister will do his ‘Mann ki Baat’ and we want to appeal to the people to play ‘thaliyan’ during his speech.
At the same time, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar can negotiate their demands with the protesting groups in a day or two.
Farmers of Punjab and Haryana also celebrated Tribute Day on Sunday and paid tribute to those farmers who died during the ongoing agitation. Farmer organizations have claimed that more than 30 farmers involved in the movement have died due to various reasons such as heart attack and road accident. The farmers also performed ‘Ardas’ at some places.
Thousands of farmers have been demonstrating on the various borders of Delhi for the last four weeks in the harsh winter and are demanding the repeal of new agricultural laws. Most of these farmers are from Punjab and Haryana. The government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have tried to convince them about the benefits of new agricultural laws.
In a press conference, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said that farmers opposing the new agricultural laws will celebrate Farmers Day on 23 December. He said, ‘We request people not to cook lunch on this day.’
The Supreme Court on Thursday said that the peasant movement should be allowed to run ‘uninterrupted’ and this court will not interfere in it as the right to display is a fundamental right.
Negotiations were adjourned on December 9 after the fifth round of talks between the farmers and the Center as the farmer unions refused to accept the Centre’s proposal to amend the laws and give written assurances to continue the minimum support price.
The central government on Sunday invited farmers organizations protesting against the three agricultural laws on various borders of the capital Delhi and asked them to fix the date. The government has said that the concerns related to the amendments proposed earlier in the agricultural laws, the organizations should also tell.
Vivek Agrawal, Joint Secretary, Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, has written a letter to 40 farmers’ organizations in this context. It has been said that the Center is making all possible efforts ‘with an open mind’ to find a proper solution to all the concerns of the farmers. Aggarwal said that the government wants to call the next meeting at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi so that the protests should end at the earliest.