New Delhi, January 14
As the farmers’ agitation in opposition to the newly handed agricultural legal guidelines by the Centre entered its fiftieth day on Thursday, (*5*) Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait questioned if a authorities can maintain workplace for 5 years, why can’t the farmers’ protest go on for a similar time period.
He stated this whereas responding to a query on the proposed length of the agitation.
“It the federal government can perform for 5 years, why can’t the motion go on? We respect the Supreme Court’s resolution however will not be pleased with the committee (set by the apex court docket). Our motion will proceed until the federal government withdraws the farm legal guidelines,” he advised IANS.
Speaking on the preparations for programmes deliberate by the farmers on January 26 on the event of Republic Day, Tikait stated they’ve began procuring tricolours.
He stated that the farmers’ organisations, led by Samkyukta Kisan Morcha, have determined to proceed all the opposite beforehand introduced programmes to accentuate the motion, together with taking out a parade throughout the nation on Republic Day.
“Our preparations for January 26 occasion are full. We could have a gathering to see the place we can maintain the parade in Delhi,” he stated.
Meanwhile, the farmers’ protest continued on Thursday for the fiftieth day, led by leaders of about 40 farmer organisations of the nation beneath the banner of United Farmers’ Front on the demonstration web site alongside the borders of Delhi — Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur border.
Eight rounds of negotiations with the Central authorities over the contentious farm legal guidelines by the farmer leaders have been inconclusive.
The Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of those legal guidelines after listening to numerous petitions filed for brand spanking new agricultural legal guidelines.
The apex court docket additionally constituted a committee of consultants, consisting of 4 members, to resolve the problem.
However, the farmer organisations are sad with the Committee, saying its members have been advocate of the newly handed farm legal guidelines.