December 5, 2021

Number of Farmers Is Increasing Continuously at Tikri Border – Farmer Movement: Farmers’ strength growing with winter, performance accelerated at tick border


News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Updated Thu, 31 Dec 2020 08:23 PM IST

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The strength of farmers is also increasing with the winter. The growing strength of the peasant movement can be seen along the border. If compared to last week, then this time there is twice as much crowd. Also, the number of tractor-trolleys has also increased here.

Speeches and slogans against the central government continued on the stage on Thursday, the 36th day of the peasant movement. It was two in the afternoon and the regional artists of Haryana were performing a program of song music. Farmers told that a new year would be welcomed on January 1.

Earlier in the peasant movement on the Tikari border, there was so much space left on both sides of the road, two vehicles easily cross from face to face. But now there is only one vehicle left on both sides with great difficulty. Tractor-trolleys stand on both sides of the rest of the road. Due to the strong cold, the trolleys are completely covered with tarpaulin. Within which there is a system of sleeping people.

Food is being prepared in the remaining space between the two trolleys. There is also a provision to avoid the harsh cold and cold winds. Mobile geysers are placed in front of almost all the trolleys for heating water. Even during the day, bonfires are burning at various places.

Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that the Congress party supports the farmers’ movement. The central government should first respect the farmers and then take back the law and hold talks. He said that farmers should first fight for their honor. After this the fight to withdraw agricultural laws. Senior Congress leader Khurshid reached the dharna on Thursday afternoon to support the Congress leaders of Punjab who were sitting on a dacoit on the Tallestoy road near Jantar-Mantar. He stayed there for several hours. On the other hand, MP Gurjit Singh Ojla has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday evening.

Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid said that the central government is saying that some people, including the Congress, are provoking the farmers. If we are misleading the farmers then let them explain to the farmers. The government should first respect the farmers. The government should first withdraw all three laws. After this one should sit and talk. If the government withdraws the laws then no sky will be broken. When Anna Hazare was on hunger strike, the Congress government had spoken to him and persuaded him. Farmers are agitating with the enthusiasm with which the soldiers are posted along the border. Until the demands of the farmers are met, when the government too will not get peace. The government has no plans for farmers. The government should talk to the farmers. The government is saying that two things of the farmers have been accepted. While the farmers have not said anything. The government is not calling Parliament. The government should soon find a solution by withdrawing the law.

On the other hand, Gurjit Singh Ojla, MP from Amritsar, has written a letter to the Prime Minister and protested against the institution called Punjab Aid, an objectionable. Member of Parliament Ojla said that after 1999, this institution of Punjab has helped people in emergency in the country and abroad. The Prime Minister of many countries including Britain has praised this institution. In such a situation, the government should ban the channel that has spoken objectionably about the organization. The strike of the leaders of Punjab on Tolstoy Marg continued on the 24th day. Several Punjab leaders including MP Ravneet Singh Bittu, Gurjit Ojla, Jasvir Singh Gill alias Dimpa, MLA Kulbir Jeera were seated at the protest site.

The strength of farmers is also increasing with the winter. The growing strength of the peasant movement can be seen along the border. If compared to last week, then this time there is twice as much crowd. Also, the number of tractor-trolleys has also increased here.

Speeches and slogans against the central government continued on the stage on Thursday, the 36th day of the peasant movement. It was two in the afternoon and the regional artists of Haryana were performing a program of song music. Farmers told that a new year would be welcomed on January 1.

Earlier in the peasant movement on the Tikari border, there was so much space left on both sides of the road, two vehicles easily cross from face to face. But now there is only one vehicle left on both sides with great difficulty. Tractor-trolleys stand on both sides of the rest of the road. Due to the strong cold, the trolleys are completely covered with tarpaulin. Within which there is a system of sleeping people.

Food is being prepared in the remaining space between the two trolleys. There is also a provision to avoid the harsh cold and cold winds. Mobile geysers are placed in front of almost all the trolleys for heating water. Even during the day, bonfires are burning at various places.

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