New Delhi. Farmers will hold their protest at Jantar Mantar against central agriculture laws. Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait has left Ghazipur border for Singhu border along with other farmer leaders. During this, farmer leader Rakesh Tikait told that 200 people will go to Parliament and farmers will set up Parliament there and do Panchayat. It will run from 10 am to 5 pm. There will be a Panchayat at Jantar Mantar which has been named as Kisan Sansad.
I, along with eight others (protesting farmers) will leave for the Singhu border, and then will go to Jantar Mantar. We will hold ‘Kisan Sansad’ at Jantar Mantar. We will monitor Parliament proceedings: BKU leader Rakesh Tikait pic.twitter.com/X1CMVfFMgh
— ANI (@ANI) July 22, 2021
At the same time, farmer leader Prem Singh Bhangu said that we will discuss in detail there, we will also make speaker, there will be discussion and there will be question hour. More than 200 farmers will not go. Let us tell you that the farmers have prepared the farmers’ ID cards, learning from the violence that happened on 26 January. In such a situation, farmers without an ID card will not be able to approach the Parliament.
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Farmer leader Manjit Singh Rai informed that 200 farmers will go before the Parliament to protest against the agricultural laws. Our buses will stop at Jantar Mantar, from there we will go on foot. Wherever we will be stopped by the police, there we will put our Parliament. The farmers whose ID cards have been made will go ahead. The farmer leader gave this information in a conversation with news agency ANI.
In view of the farmers’ agitation, security forces have been deployed everywhere. A Delhi Police official said that keeping in mind the demonstration of the farmers, arrangements were made for the ban on the Tikri border. Entry is allowed only from the Singhu border. Movement related to the demonstration of farmers is not allowed from the Tikri border. There is no restriction on other types of movement.
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This is the first time the authorities have given permission for a protest after the January 26 violence in the national capital during a tractor parade. It is worth noting that farmers have been protesting since November last year at Tikri border, Singhu border and Ghazipur border adjoining Delhi. They demand that all three agriculture laws should be withdrawn and legal guarantee of minimum support price be given.
Farmers gather to board the buses at Singhu (Delhi-Haryana) border, ahead of protest against three farm laws at Jantar Mantar in Delhi pic.twitter.com/S4JFHt6lv4
— ANI (@ANI) July 22, 2021