Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, February 21
Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ekta-Ugrahan) president Joginder Singh Ugrahan on Sunday dared Delhi Police to enter Punjab for arresting the Purple Fort violence accused.
At a large present of energy by the farmers and farm labourers primarily from the Malwa area of Punjab at Barnala city, he stated stated the continuing farmers’ protest was the primary time that folks of India had mounted a problem to what he claims is a “fascist and communal authorities”.
Ugrahan was addressing a ‘kisan mazdoor rally’, which noticed 1000’s collect at Barnala’s grain market towards the Centre’s three controversial farm legal guidelines on Sunday,
Organised by the BKU (Ugrahan) and the Punjab Khet Mazdoor Union, was one of many largest gatherings held within the state because the farmers’ protest moved out of the state to the borders of Delhi. The union had stated it anticipated over two lakh farmers to attend the rally.
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“One particular person wants a minimum of 4 sq. ft, so we’ve got laid mats on 9 lakh sq. ft,” Sukhdev Singh Kokri, normal secretary of the union, had stated on Saturday.
Given the dimensions of their occasion, BKU stated it had deputed round 300 volunteers for the sleek motion of autos and parking, and 400 extra volunteers for securing the stage and serving water and tea to these attending the rally.
Donning yellow dupatta to indicate solidarity, tens of 1000’s of girls too participated.
Sufi singer Kanwar Garewal enthralled the gathering.
Organisers claimed that over two lakh farmers attended the rally.
In addition to Ugrahan, leaders of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha comprising Balbir Singh Rajewal, Ruldu Singh Mansa and Sukhdev Singh too participated within the rally.
Expressing critical concern over the menace to the state’s agriculture on account of the “disruption brought on by the three new farm legal guidelines”, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make sure pressing decision of the continuing farm unrest by the Centre “to the satisfaction of the protesting farmers by addressing their grievances”.
Calling for the fullest respect for the ‘annadaata’, the Chief Minister, by his speech for the digital assembly of the Niti Aayog, reiterated his authorities’s stand that agriculture is a state topic and law-making on it ought to be left to the states within the true spirit of “cooperative federalism” enshrined within the Structure.
On this context, he pointed to the state amendments already handed to the central legislations by the state Meeting in October 2020. — With IANS inputs