New Delhi, April 11
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella physique of over 40 farmer unions, on Tuesday mentioned farmers had been returning to Singhu and Tikri border protest sites after ending harvesting their crops.
In a press release, the SKM mentioned that giant convoys of farmers arrived on the two border factors on Monday and it will now proceed.
“Yesterday, massive convoys of farmers arrived on the Singhu border and Tikri border. Farmers had been welcomed at many locations on their method to these sites from Punjab. These farmers, who’ve travelled in tractors, vehicles and different automobiles, have made preparations to reside in tents and trolleys as they had been residing earlier than harvesting,” it mentioned.
“The farmers’ strike is getting stronger and the protest sites are additionally turning into bigger. Farmers’ tents, trolleys and different automobiles have been completely there for the final 5 months in lengthy queues. The sample of farmers coming again after the harvesting season will now proceed,” it added.
The farmers’ outfit mentioned that the federal government was “selling privatisation” even at a time when “1000’s of individuals have misplaced their lives due to the mismanagement of the general public well being system”.
“The authorities ought to improve funding in training, well being and agriculture sectors. Along with taking assure of the acquisition and remunerative value for the crops of the farmers, the federal government ought to make a legislation on MSP and repeal the three anti-farmer legal guidelines instantly,” it mentioned.
Delhi reported 319 extra COVID-19 fatalities and 12,651 new circumstances on Monday, with a positivity charge of 19.10 per cent. PTI