Eyeing Long-Haul, Farmers Build Brick Homes By Highway At Delhi Border

Eyeing Long-Haul, Farmers Build Brick Homes By Highway At Delhi Border

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New Delhi: Eyeing end of the day , farmers protesting against three contentious agricultural laws since late November have now started constructing brick houses near Delhi’s border. After braving winter chills, facing internet curbs and other restrictions to confine movement – like barbed wires – over the last three months, demonstrators are prepared to accentuate their agitation and continue their sit-in amid a deadlock with the govt .At Tikri border near Haryana, protesters are often seen constructing these houses on their own. they’re paying for the development material but not for labour; the estimated cost for every home is around ₹ 20,000-25,000.

Heartening visuals show demonstrators building homes with minimal resources.

With Delhi bracing for summer, weather happens to be a key factor for the demonstrators’ decision to maneuver from tents.

For many, their tractors had became temporary shelters. But harvest season is around, and lots of protesters say, that they had to send the tractors back to the villages.

Even after quite 10 rounds of talks, government and farmers haven’t yet reached a conclusion on three farm laws, which the protesters say will leave at the mercy of corporates.

On March 26, an all-India strike or Bharat Bandh has been called by protesters’ bodies as they complete four months of agitation.

Heartening visuals show demonstrators building homes with minimal resources.

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New Delhi: Eyeing end of the day , farmers protesting against three contentious agricultural laws since late November have now started constructing brick houses near Delhi’s border. After braving winter chills, facing internet curbs and other restrictions to confine movement – like barbed wires – over the last three months, demonstrators are prepared to accentuate their agitation and continue their sit-in amid a deadlock with the govt .
At Tikri border near Haryana, protesters are often seen constructing these houses on their own. they’re paying for the development material but not for labour; the estimated cost for every home is around ₹ 20,000-25,000.

Heartening visuals show demonstrators building homes with minimal resources.

With Delhi bracing for summer, weather happens to be a key factor for the demonstrators’ decision to maneuver from tents.

For many, their tractors had became temporary shelters. But harvest season is around, and lots of protesters say, that they had to send the tractors back to the villages.

Even after quite 10 rounds of talks, government and farmers haven’t yet reached a conclusion on three farm laws, which the protesters say will leave at the mercy of corporates.

On March 26, an all-India strike or Bharat Bandh has been called by protesters’ bodies as they complete four months of agitation.

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A joint convention are going to be organised with trade unions and other mass organisations for planning the Bharat Bandh, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body to farmer unions, has said.

On January 26, farmers’ tractor rally had led to violence resulting in several arrests.

Source:ndtv.com

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