Farmers to observe May 26 as Black Day: While the government is facing widespread criticism over its poor handling of the coronavirus pandemic, farmers have now turned up the heat on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
To mark six months of farmers' protest at the Delhi borders against farm laws and the completion of seven years of PM Modi-led BJP government, farmers along with the central trade unions will observe May 26 as “black day”.
BKU Ekta Ugrahan President Joginder Singh Ugrahan and General Secretary Sukhdev Singh held a press conference on Friday. Even as they announced that there will be protests in Patiala from May 28 to 30.
Meanwhile, they said that the private hospitals in India have made coronavirus pandemic a source of income. They urged to affiliate these private hospitals with the government.
Even as they asked to fulfill the shortage of health workers in the hospital.
Earlier, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha had stated that PM Narendra Modi had first taken oath as the prime minister on May 26, 2014. Likewise, it claimed that it will not stop protesting unless the government repeals the farm laws.
Farmers have been protesting against the farm laws for the past few months. A total of 11 rounds of meetings took place between the Centre and farmers but all of them remained inconclusive.
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