Tractor March Delhi: Protesting farmers on Tuesday hoisted a flag at the Red Fort in Delhi after a tractor march in Delhi on Republic Day 2021.
Farmers’ Leaders held a press conference today where they discussed their further plan and also spoke about yesterday’s unfortunate incident.
They said that it was all Government’s conspiracy. They said that 99.9% protest was peaceful. They said that Govt had put Punjab Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee members in front of blockade put for us, and no blockade for them.
Discussing their further plan, they said that the foot march towards Parliament that they were supposed to have on February 1 from different locations has been postponed. And on Martyrs’ Day, they will hold public rallies across India on behalf of the farmers’ agitation and will also keep a one-day fast on 30th January.
The farmers’ leaders also said that Deep Sidhu and Lakkha Sidhana were the one to instigate the farmers and youth and they also have connections with RSS and Modi government. They also said that the world has seen their connection and 15 days ago, they had announced that they will be doing such disturbances. The leaders have called this incident unfortunate and have condemned this action.
Balbir S Rajewal, Bhartiya Kisan Union (R) said, “Rally fell prey to govt conspiracy. Despite attempts to break it, 99.9% farmers were peaceful. Some incidents took place. Govt put Punjab Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee members in front of blockade put for us, no blockade for them.”
“On Martyrs’ Day, we’ll hold public rallies across India on behalf of the farmers’ agitation. We will also keep a one-day fast. Our March to the Parliament on Feb 1st stands postponed for now due to this (yesterday’s violence),” said Balbir S Rajewal, Bhartiya Kisan Union (R)
Farmers have been protesting at Delhi borders. Despite 11 rounds of meeting between the protesting farmers and the Centre, no conclusion has come out so far. No date has been fixed for the next meeting.
The farmers have been protesting against the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, and Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.