Samyukta Kisan Morcha: Farmers Sunday, during a press conference, announced several events to further intensify their protest against the farm laws 2020 even as they accused the central government of resorting to “repressive” measures against them.
Farmers, during a press conference, said they will soon invent a new strategy to keep the protest going for a long.
Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) stated that February 23 will be observed as ‘Pagadi Sambhal Diwas’ while February 24 will be celebrated as ‘Daman Virodhi Diwas’.
The above-mentioned events have been called to underline that farmers must be respected and no “repressive measures” should be used against them.
Likewise, the Morcha announced that February 26 will be observed as ‘Yuva Kisan Diwas’ (youth farmers day) and February 27 as ‘Mazdoor Kisan Ekta Divas’.
“The government is adopting several measures including manipulations including arrests, detentions and registration of cases against the protesters. Singhu border appears to be an international border,” said farmer leader Yogendra Yadav.
Meanwhile, farmer leader Darshan Pal alleged “repression” by the government and said that around 32 people have got bail out of 122 arrested by the Delhi Police in connection with Republic DA violence and vandalism in the national capital during a farmers’ tractor rally on Republic Day.
Thousands of farmers have been protesting against contentious farm laws 2020 i.e. 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.