Farmers celebrate Lohri on Delhi borders, burn farm laws in Lohri bonfire

Farmers celebrated Lohri 2021 on the borders of Delhi. They are protesting against the farm laws 2020 since November 26th on the borders.

They burnt copies of the recent Central farm laws in ‘Lohri bonfire’ as a mark of protest and also said slogans against the Union government.

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Several batches of farmers in tractor-trolleys continued to head for Delhi to participate in a proposed Republic Day ‘tractor parade’ against the laws.

Farmers in Punjab and Haryana also burnt the copies of farm laws and celebrated Lohri. According to Sukhdev Singh, general secretary, BKU(U), farmers under the banner of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangarsh Committee (KMSC) burnt copies of the laws in as many as 11 districts of Punjab, primarily in Majha and Doaba region, while the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ekta-Ugrahan) members consigned copies of the laws to flames in close to 1600 villages in 16 districts of the State.

Sarvan Singh Pandher, general secretary of the KMSC, said that another batch of thousands of farmers and farm laborers from Punjab on their tractor-trolleys have started a journey for Delhi to join the proposed Republic day ‘tractor parade’.

“Thousands of farmers and farm laborers are on their way and they will reach Singhu-Kundli border by January 14 morning. The farmers are marching on tractor-trolleys, two-wheelers, cars, vans etc,” he said.

Farmers also shouted slogans against the BJP-led central government and criticized the administration for not understanding their demand of repealing the laws.

-PTC News