Farmers leaves from Ludhiana for Delhi for tractor march

Protesting farmers and their leaders have said that they will take out a massive tractor rally in Delhi on January 26 in protest of the three contentious farm laws.

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Farmers leaves from Ludhiana for Delhi for tractor march

Farmers leaves from Ludhiana for Delhi for tractor march

New Delhi: Punjab farmers have left from Ludhiana for Delhi to participate in a tractor parade on Republic Day as a mark of protest against the farm laws.

“We are leaving for Delhi with our tractors and will continue to do so till January 24. Around 11 thousand tractors will be making a move to Delhi from Ludhiana itself. In total, one lakh tractors will participate in the Republic Day tractor parade from Ludhiana, Amritsar, Faridkot, and Bhatinda districts,” said a farmer.

Protesting farmers and their leaders have said that they will take out a massive tractor rally in Delhi on January 26 in protest of the three contentious farm laws.

Farmers leaves from Ludhiana for Delhi for tractor march

Mandip Nathwan, Convener, Kisan Sangharsh Samiti of Haryana said, “It is being said that farmers would unfurl tri-colour at Red Fort and tractors and tanks would roll together on January 26. However, no such programme has been finalised by the samiti yet. Such statements are not in the interests of farmers.”

“At the behest of the Centre, some people want to turn this agitation violent. This agitation is against the policies of the Centre and not against Delhi. We will implement strategies finalised by Sanyukt Kisan Morcha and will continue to protest peacefully,” he said.

Farmers leaves from Ludhiana for Delhi for tractor march

Farmers have been protesting on the different borders of the national capital since November 26 against the three newly enacted farm laws – Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and farm Services Act 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020. the impasse over them between the Centre and farmers’ unions protesting at Delhi borders.

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