Won’t call off stir despite Covid surge, say farmer leaders

Far Away From Media Attention, Rural Punjab Keeps Farmers’ Protest Alive

Mohali: “Sannu saal ho chaleya, Modi da pit syapa kardey” (‘We’ve been crying against Modi for over a year now but we won’t stop’), exclaimed Gurpreet Kaur, a lady in her late thirties who is that the movement in-charge at Baras village in Patiala district. Her two children and her husband accompany her everywhere. “We […]

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Six months on, India’s protesting farmers are creating history

Six months on, India’s protesting farmers are creating history

It has been six months since farmers from across Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh rose in an epic and mostly peaceful struggle against three farm laws rushed through hastily in Parliament last autumn by the Modi government. As important as what they’re fighting for is how they need chosen to fight. The protest sites […]

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