Solidarity panel to support farmers’ protest on May 26

Solidarity panel to support farmers’ protest on May 26

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With the farmer’s protest across the country completing six months on May 26, the Dilli Chalo Farmer’s protest solidarity committee in Kozhikode district has requested the local farmers and their supporters to be a part of the national-level protest programmes. Every citizen who supports the farmers are urged to stage a protest ‘Prathishedha Muttam’ ahead of their houses on May 26 to precise solidarity with the protesting farmers.

Farmers are protesting within the outskirts of Delhi demanding a repeal of the three farm laws of the central government, to make sure minimum support price legally for each commodity and to repeal the Electricity (Amendment) Law of 2021. The farmers from different States had close on the streets of Delhi earlier this year, in one among the most important and longest protests ever in India against the Central government. The Samyukta Kisan Morcha had campaigned against BJP in five States where assembly elections were held recently.

On May 26, the supporters of the farmers’ protest were urged to display their agricultural produce ahead of their houses, holding the banner ‘May 26, All India Protest Day’. they’re to hoist a green flag at 10 a.m. to mark the start of the protest and end it at 6 p.m. by lighting candles or torches. Besides, artistes who support the protest are urged to try to to live programmes on social media including plays, poems, stories, paintings, sculptures and songs.The committee plans to gather soil from agricultural land to send to Delhi for sculptures of these farmers who lost their lives during the protest. a web solidarity conference are going to be held at 8 p.m. on May 25, which can be inaugurated by Yogendra Yadav, one among the spokespersons of the farmers’ protest. The Solidarity Committee in Kozhikode is headed by activist K.Ajitha while Vijayaraghavan Cheliya is that the convenor.

Source:thehindu.com

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