Thousands of farmers, after reaching Karnal’s mini-secretariat, have staged a ‘dharna’ (sit-in) protest in entrance of the district administration constructing on Tuesday demanding the Haryana authorities to take action in opposition to IAS officer who ordered a lathi-charge on protesters on August 28.
The farmers have threatened that they are going to lay siege on the Karnal mini-secretariat if they aren’t heard out.
While they proceed with their sit-in protest on the mini-secretariat gate, DC Nishant Kumar Yadav, IG Mamta Singh and SP Gangaram Punia, different senior officers are nonetheless holding talks with the farmers in order that some optimistic options could be discovered, the Haryana authorities mentioned in a press release.
On their option to the secretariat, some protesters additionally eliminated a barricade obstructing their path.
A heavy site visitors jam was witnessed in Karnal as a consequence of farmers march in the direction of the secretariat, which started after their assembly with the district officers ended inconclusively on Tuesday afternoon.
The protesters have been first stopped by the police at Namaste Chowk (intersection). It was solely after a brief dialogue that the police allowed the demonstrators to maneuver forward.
Hundreds and 1000’s of agitators using on tractors, carrying ‘latths’ (sticks) have been reported to maneuver in the direction of Karnal’s mini-secretariat.
Yogendra Yadav says ‘not joyful’
Political activist Yogendra Yadav claimed that he and Bhartiya Kisan Union chief Rakesh Tikait have been briefly detained by the police.
He, nevertheless, mentioned that he’s not proud of the way in which issues are unfolding as he wished the entire congregation and march to be performed in a peaceable method.
“This will not be the way in which we wished issues to occur. We are able to be arrested however we don’t want any politics on this subject,” he advised media.
This morning an 11-member farmers delegation from the kisan mahapanchyat introduced a memorandum of their calls for to the Karnal Deputy Commissioner on the mini secretariat this morning.
In the memorandum, the farmers reiterated their demand for strict action in opposition to the IAS officer who ordered a lathicharge in opposition to the protestors on August 28.
Post the assembly Yogendra Yadav had advised media, “Our talks with the DC and SP have been held in three rounds. It was attended by 15 representatives. All we demanded was strict action in opposition to the IAS officer who ordered lathicharge on August 28. We did not search any compensation. However, the authorities did not comply with even that.”
The delegation was led by political activist Yogendra Yadav, farmer protest chief Rakesh Tikait, Karnal-based Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) chief Gurnaam Singh Chaduni, BKU president Balbir Singh Rajewal, BKU (Sidhupur) state president member Jagjit Singh Dallewal, Ajay Rana, Dr Darshan pal together with different farmer leaders.
(With inputs from IANS)
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