Women’s Farmers’ Day: The farmers’ agitation for repeal of three agriculture laws introduced by the Union government has entered its 54th day today.
Even in the bitter cold, millions of farmers are stranded at various borders in Delhi, demanding the repeal of these laws. The struggle of the farmers is intensifying but the Union Government is not ready to withdraw the laws.
A large number of women have been spotted on the borders of Delhi today. Women have taken charge of the stage on the occasion of Women Farmers’ Day and only women will be speaking on the stage today.
At the same time, 20 women are on hunger strike. The farmers’ leaders said that the celebration of Women Farmers’ Day on January 18 would highlight the contribution of women in the agriculture of the country.
The Supreme Court was scheduled to hear petitions related to the farmers’ tractor march, agricultural laws and farmers’ protests at the Delhi border today. For now, the Supreme Court has adjourned the hearing till Wednesday. The hearing will now take place on January 20.
On the other hand, on the occasion of Republic Day, a tractor parade will be taken out by the farmers on the Ring Road in Delhi on the occasion of Republic Day.
The United Kisan Morcha on Sunday announced the route of the tractor march. The march will encircle Delhi’s Outer Ring Road and the Republic Day parade will not be disrupted. The tractor march will be completely peaceful and each tractor will have a tricolor and a flag of a farmers’ organization.