‘We come to dharna to protect our father’s farm land’

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    We come to dharna to secure our dad s farm land.

    Composed by Raakhi Jagga
    | Ludhiana |

    November 13, 2020 3: 33: 34 am





    ( Left to right) Class 7 students Gurbir Kaur and Gagandeep Kaur sit outside Barnala train station in a dharna

    THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD KHUSHMEET Kaur regularly attends kisan morchas at her village Mehal Kalan in Punjab s Barnala district. On November 10, the Class VII trainee recited a poem at a demonstration at the Mehal Kalan toll plaza: Anndata kehlan wala bhukha marda hai.vikdi nahi fasal vajib keemat te hai taan hi taan oh atamhatya karda hai.( the service provider of food sleeps starving, his crop is not cost a good rate.this is the factor that he is devoting suicide).

    On November 11, Gurbir Kaur, 13, of Karamgarh was seen on phase outside the Barnala train station as he raised slogans versus the Centre and state federal governments: Haq de layi larde lok.jailan tau nahi darde log (individuals defend their rights, they wear t worry going to jail).

    On The Other Hand, at Karamgarh village, Gagandeep Kaur, another Class VII trainee from Karamgarh village also raised slogans on stage. Swanpreet Kaur, Gurbir s cousin said, Assi dharne te bapu di jameena di rakhi layi aandian haan. (We pertain to dharna to safeguard our father s agriculture land).

    In Punjab, dharnas versus the Centre s farm laws are going on at more than 100 places. Numerous school children are going to farmer agitations daily, resolving thousands from phase while juggling their online education. Gurbir Kaur said, We have actually been going to morchas given that October 1. As soon as a week, we don t go, and on that day, we complete our projects. We likewise do our learning and reading at night, after returning from morchas or while resting on a trolley as we go to or return from morchas.

    Gurbir s mom Balwinder Kaur stated, She goes to tuition in the night. We are a household of four brothers and every day, 5-6 individuals from our household go to morchas. So the kids go as well. Apart from Gurbir and Swanpreet Kaur, even our boys aged 14 and 8 years go off and on. However Gurbir and Swanpreet are active on stage too.

    Swanpreet Kaur stated, I am a farmer s child and hence, we have actually learnt about farming methods because early childhood. I am a shy child in school, however here, I go to the stage often, shout mottos, and sit in front rows while likewise doing my studies.

    Swanpreet studies in class 7 in an independent school while Gurbir studies in a government school in the town. Gurbir said, At times, I check out school to clear doubts and get my copies inspected.

    Ladies and kids are entering into dharnas across the state. Apart from university student, even intermediate school trainees are fearlessly stepping on phase. We have actually got numerous new speakers in these morchas, lots of females who had never ever spoken on mic are leading dharnas while university student are regularly going to dharna and now school trainees are also ending up being vocal. These are mass movements in which each and every individual is signing up with, stated activist Narian Dutt from Barnala, while talking to The Indian Express

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