Tribune News Service
Karnal, Could 2
The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has welcomed public mandate in opposition to the BJP within the Meeting elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Celebrating the BJP’s defeat, the protesting farmers distributed sweets at Singhu whereas at Tikri, they raised slogans in opposition to the Modi authorities.
“It’s clear that the general public rejected the BJP. Underneath its rule, the nation’s healthcare infrastructure has crumbled. Persons are falling prey to Covid attributable to callous perspective of the federal government. At a time when the livelihood of a big chunk of our inhabitants is at stake, the BJP tried to spin its communal polarisation agenda as the primary difficulty confronting voters. Spending enormous sources within the election campaigns didn’t make sure the BJP a victory in these states,” stated a joint assertion issued by farmer leaders.
Balvir Singh Rajewal, Hannan Mollah, Dr Darshan Pal, Yudhvir Singh, Jagjeet Singh Dallewal, Gurnam Singh Chaduni, Yogendra Yadav and Abhimanyu Kohar stated, “The protesting farmers have already proved convincingly that the BJP’s communal polarisation agenda is unacceptable; this can be a unified battle of residents not solely to guard their livelihoods, but additionally the secular material of the nation. We congratulate the residents of Bengal and different states for responding in our assist. We now attraction to farmers from throughout India to strengthen their resistance and be a part of the motion. This motion will proceed to unfold the democratic values that our Structure espouses, and can additional strengthen it until our calls for are fulfilled.”
They stated the BJP ought to hearken to the mandate of individuals in numerous states and will instantly repeal the three agricultural legal guidelines and provides authorized assure to MSP.
“We’re once more clarifying that this agitation won’t finish till our calls for are met. On the identical time, the social boycott of BJP leaders and their allies will proceed. As an alternative of creating peasants and employees their enemies, the federal government ought to combat in opposition to the pandemic,” stated Balbir Singh, one other chief.
In the meantime, the SKM leaders condemned the restrictions imposed by the Punjab Authorities within the title of Covid and police circumstances in opposition to farmers.
The core committee of the SKM additionally mourned the sudden demise of younger activist Momita Basu from West Bengal.