Chandigarh, November 21
Days forward of their proposed march to the nationwide capital towards the Centre’s farm legal guidelines, Punjab farmer our bodies have began gathering ration, quilts and different necessities from folks.
They on Saturday claimed to have immense help for his or her march, dubbing it as “historic” that may “shake” the Union authorities.
Farmers protesting towards the Centre’s three farm legal guidelines on Wednesday had introduced that they might attain Delhi by means of 5 highways connecting the nationwide capital on November 26.
Farmer our bodies have fashioned a “Samyukta Kisan Morcha” to press the Union authorities for his or her calls for.
The ‘morcha’ has the help of over 500 farmers’ organisations, farmers leaders mentioned.
Farmer leaders mentioned they’re getting immense help from villagers for his or her protest march as they’re donating ration, money, blankets and different gadgets.
“Individuals in villages are donating ration for meal with an open coronary heart,” mentioned a farmer chief in Barnala district.
Bharti Kisan Union (Ekta Ugrahan) common secretary Sukhdev Singh Kokrikalan mentioned even girls are going door-to-door to gather ration and different gadgets.
“We’re getting ration, utensils, mattress, blankets and quilts and many others,” mentioned Kokrikalan, including that persons are additionally giving “sangharsh fund” (money) to farmers’ our bodies.
To guard protesters from the chilly climate, farmer our bodies will cowl trolleys with tarpaulin and organize buses and different autos.
Protesting farmers have introduced that they might go to Delhi on tractors to lift their voice towards three Central legal guidelines.
Buta Singh Burjgill, president of BKU (Dakunda), mentioned every tractor could have two trolleys.
“One trolley could have mattresses, tents, utensils, wooden and different might be for farmers, together with girls and youth,” mentioned Burjgill.
“It will likely be a historic march which can shake the Union authorities,” he mentioned.
Farmers have already introduced that they are going to transfer in direction of Delhi by means of 5 highways—Amritsar-Delhi nationwide freeway (Kundli border), Hisar-Delhi freeway (Bahadurgarh), Jaipur-Delhi freeway (Dharuhera), Bareilly-Delhi freeway (Hapur) and Agra-Delhi freeway (Ballabhgarh).
They’d mentioned they are going to stage a sit-in wherever they might be stopped from going in direction of Delhi. — PTI