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- Demonstration of farmers on the Delhi border against the new agricultural laws of the Center has been going on for the last 18 days
- Today is the 19th day of the movement.
- The farmers have stepped up their performance and today they are on hunger strike.
Demonstration of farmers on the Delhi border against the new agricultural laws of the Center has been going on for the last 18 days. Today is the 19th day of the movement. The farmers have stepped up their performance and today they are on hunger strike. Apart from this, there has also been talk of protests at all district headquarters. His performance on the Jaisinghpur-Kheda border (Rajasthan-Haryana border) continues. The central government wants the deadlock over the new agricultural laws to be abolished through negotiations, but farmers are adamant on demanding its return. There have been several rounds of talks between the farmers’ organizations and the government, but the matter has not been reached.
>> The Supreme Court will hear the demand to direct the authorities to remove the protesting farmers from the boundaries of Delhi on 16 December. According to the Supreme Court website, a division bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde, Justice AS Bopanna and Justice V. Ramasubramaniam will hear the petition filed by law student Rishabh Sharma. The petition states that the passengers are facing difficulties due to the demonstration. Due to this, cases of corona may also increase.
>> Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal responded to Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday, saying that he has stood in support of the farmers from the beginning. In a tweet in Hindi, referring to a media report, Kejriwal said, Captain ji I have been standing with the farmers since the beginning. I fought for them with the Center and no longer let the stadiums in Delhi become jails. I am serving the farmers. Earlier, the Chief Minister of Punjab accused Kejriwal of taking advantage of the ongoing agitation of farmers to advance the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) electoral agenda in Punjab.
>> Bharatiya Kisan Union (Haryana) President Gurnam Singh Chaduni said that the Center will continue to buy the same amount of crops as it used to. This is what ‘buy on MSP’ means for them. But we can no longer live on it. The Center is not purchasing crops on MSP from all states. The government is misleading everyone on the MSP. Home Minister Amit Shah told us during the December 8 meeting that they cannot buy all 23 crops in MSP as it costs Rs 17 lakh crore.
>> Leaders of Bhartiya Kisan Union (Unity Acharan), who organized a program last week to demand the release of jailmen. He has decided to distance himself from the one-day hunger strike organized by 32 farmer unions of Punjab on Monday. Sukhdev Singh, the Punjab general secretary of BKU Ekta Ujharan, told news agency PTI that the leaders of the uprising would not fast.
>> Rajasthan: The sit-in demonstration at Shahjahanpur near Jaysinghpur-Kheda border (Rajasthan-Haryana) continues for the second day today. Security personnel are deployed.
>> BKU (Punjab) General Secretary Harinder Singh Lakhowal said that we want to awaken the government. Therefore, 40 farmer leaders of our United Kisan Morcha will sit on hunger strike from 8 am to 5 pm today on all the borders of Delhi. Of these, 25 will sit on the Singh border, 10 on the border and 5 on the UP border.
>> Delhi: Farmer leaders including Rakesh Tikait of Bharatiya Kisan Union are sitting on a hunger strike at Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) from 8 am. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will be fasting today in support of the farmers. Kejriwal said on Sunday that he would fast with the farmers. He said, ‘I will fast for a day tomorrow in support of the farmers’ protest. I appeal to the AAP workers to join it. The Center should immediately accept all the demands of the protesting farmers and bring a bill to guarantee the minimum support price (MSP).
Split in Bhanu
There are reports of split in the Indian Farmers Union (Bhanu) amid protests against the new agricultural laws. Noted by the opening of the road from Noida to Delhi, the national general secretary of Mahendra Singh Chauroli, besides national spokesperson Satish Chaudhary and a female farmer leader have resigned from their posts.
Trade and farming of the area affected by the demonstration on the horoscope border
The trade and farming of the area is being affected due to the movement of farmers running on the horoscope border. Along with traders, farmers who cultivate vegetable and other cash crops are also worried. On Sunday, farmers and enlightened people of the area held a meeting in Rai rest house. The meeting was chaired by Surendra Dahiya, the head of Dahiya Khap. At the meeting, people did not oppose the movement, but they said that due to such a sit-in on the border, the horoscope and the people around it have been completely held hostage. He requested the farmers to open one way, requesting to understand the problems of the people here.