The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), which is main the anti-farm legislation protests, on Sunday requested the agitating farmers to not construct everlasting constructions at Delhi’s border factors the place they’ve been tenting since November final yr.
The SKM’s assertion comes within the wake of Haryana Police registering two separate circumstances in opposition to farmers for allegedly elevating concrete wall construction and digging a borewell on Nationwide Freeway-44 within the state’s Sonipat district, near Delhi’s Singhu border protest web site.
Some everlasting constructions have began to return up on the Singhu border, one of many three outstanding protest websites moreover Ghazipur and Tikri border factors, the place agitation in opposition to the Centre’s three central legal guidelines has been occurring for over three months.
Throughout a gathering of the Morcha, which included 32 Punjab farmer unions, a choice was taken that the protesters mustn’t construct any everlasting constructions on the protest websites, an SKM assertion stated.
The assertion additional stated that a number of SKM leaders additionally travelled to West Bengal to marketing campaign in help of their agitation and to induce voters there to not vote for “anti-farmer” BJP.
The SKM delegation addressed mahapanchayats at Singur and Asansol within the state on Sunday, it stated.
The outfit stated after a debate in the UK’s Home of Commons on the problem of peaceable protests and press freedoms in India, it may very well be the Home of Representatives in Australia that would choose up a petition.
“The e-petition has 4 extra days for amassing signatures earlier than the Home of Representatives may choose it up,” the assertion stated.
The ”yatras” taken out in help of farmers calls for in numerous states, together with Odisha, Bihar and Uttarakhand, are occurring and receiving help there, the assertion stated.
The SKM stated of the 151 farmers, arrested in reference to numerous FIRs apart from the one regarding the Purple Fort incident on Republic Day, 147 have been launched on bail to this point.
The protesters are demanding the BJP authorities to repeal three farm legal guidelines and lengthen authorized assure for MSP of their crops.