With the public authority still to choose two of its four fundamental requests, Saturday, farmers associations restricted to the new rural laws took steps to hold a tractor rally in Delhi on January 26 in the event that the requests were not met by, at that point. The public authority and farmers’ associations are planned to meet again on January 4 to choose requests to disavow the three recently instituted farm laws and give legitimate assurance on the minimum procurement support price. Farmers’ associations are squeezing for a focal MSP Act to be authorized, covering 23 yields grown in the nation.
At its last gathering on December 30, the Center chose to “decriminalize” the consuming of stubble by eliminating farmers from the system of the “Air Quality Management Commission for the National Capital Region and Adjacent Areas Ordinance 2020” and pulling out specific arrangements of the draft Electricity Amendment Bill, 2020, which aims to change the present method of payment of subsidies to purchasers.
Tractor Rally on Republic Day
On Saturday, the Samyukt Kisan Union, the umbrella assortment of farmers associations camping at the doors of Delhi to press their requests, told the press that if every one of their requests are not met by January 26, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be the chief guest at the current year’s Republic Day festivities, farmers will lead a farm truck march to Delhi ‘calmly and peacefully,’ and over the nation.
Jagjit Singh Dallewal, leader of BKU (Sidhupur); Yogendra Yadav, leader of Swaraj India; Darshanpal, leader of the Krantikari Kisan Union; Abhimanyu Kohad of Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Mazdoor Mahasangh; Balbir Singh Rajewal, leader of BKU (Rajewal); Ashok Dhawale, public leader of Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Sabha; and Gurnam Singh Chaduni, leader of BKU (Chaduni), tended to the press conference session.
Statement from the leaders of the farmers
Darshanpal asserted that in the event that the public authority doesn’t fulfil the needs by January 26, at that point farmers fighting at the Delhi lines would direct a trolley/tractor parade march to Delhi calmly and peacefully. The walks will likewise occur in all state and region capitals. Balbir Singh Rajewal said their method (of dissent) will be as serene and peaceful as it seemed to be, and consistently would be. They are allowed to do as such if police attempt to utilize some hostile method on them as they enter.
It likewise delivered a strategy for the month. Darshanpal said that if converses with the public authority are not viable on January 4, farmers will arrange a walk or march from the Singhu border on the KMP Expressway and protestors from Shahjahanpur will head out to Delhi. As part of Desh Jagriti Abhiyan, tractor/trolley rallies will be held from 6 to 20 January to counter lies being spread about the farmers’ movement’s goals and intentions. Rajewal said they’re going to be busting myths, middlemen, that they’re Khalistani.
Copies of the three farm laws will be burned on 13 January, which is Lohri, as a symbolic protest. January 18 will be observed as Mahila Kisan Diwas, to commemorate women farmers and demonstrators.