Farmers to mark 100 days of agri demonstrations today
The farmers’ agitation against the Centre’s farm laws on Saturday will complete 100 days. The demonstrations, which started on November 26, are still going on as eleven rounds of talks held in between the federal government and the protesting farmer unions over their need to rescind farm laws yielded no results.
To honor the day, strategies remain in works to block a significant expressway outside New Delhi today.
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) revealed on Wednesday that they are planning to block the six-lane Western Peripheral Expressway, also called Kundli– Manesar– Palwal (KMP) Expressway for 5 hours, from 11 am to till 4 pm.
” We believe that after these 100 days, our motion will put a moral pressure on the government to accede to our demands, due to the fact that the weather will likewise get worse,” Reuters estimated SKM spokesperson Darshan Friend as saying.
The demonstrations prepared by SKM with the support of the Bharatiya Kisan Union are focused on eking out another round of talks with the federal government over the Farm Laws.
In the middle of the continuous protests, Narendra Modi safeguarded the Centre’s policies for farmers in his reply to the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address in Rajya Sabha on February 8. He estimated his predecessor Manmohan Singh on the requirement for reforms in the farm sector and likewise warned the country about a new kind of “FDI” which he described as “foreign devastating ideology” as the agitation got worldwide attention.
” Manmohan Ji is here, I would read out his quote. Those taking a U-Turn (farm laws) will perhaps concur with him. ‘There are other rigidness due to the fact that of marketing routine set up in the 1930 s which avoid our farmers from selling their fruit and vegetables where they get the greatest rate of return …”
” … It is our objective to eliminate all those handicaps, which can be found in the method of India understanding its huge potential at one large typical market,” he added.
” Manmohan Singh Ji had made his intents clear to give farmers the freedom to offer their fruit and vegetables, and have simply one market. And we are doing it now. You all ought to be happy. See, what Manmohan Singh Ji had stated, Modi is needing to do now. (woh Modi ji ko karna pad raha hai). Be proud!” PM Modi said.
The Prime Minister likewise assured, ‘MSP (Minimum Support Price) tha, MSP hai aur MSP rahega’ (MSP existed, MSP is there, MSP will remain in the future).
PM Modi also stated that the requirement of the hour is to enhance the lives of the country’s small farmers and the judgment National Democratic Alliance (NDA) initiated modifications in the agriculture sector because 2014.
The resolution, which was later on passed all, revealed the angst of the members against the “inconsiderate and unresponsive mindset” of the federal government of India, which has actually exacerbated the scenario and improved unrest and suffering amongst the farmers.
Farmers have been protesting at different borders of the nationwide capital considering that November 26 last year against the 3 newly enacted farm laws: Farmers ‘Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Assistance) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Defense) Arrangement on Cost Guarantee and farm Services Act 2020 and the Important Products (Change) Act, 2020.
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