Punjab farmers ready to go for Delhi borders for agitation

Punjab farmers ready to go for Delhi borders for agitation

With wheat harvesting almost over in Punjab, many farmers and farm labourers are ready to ‘march’ again to State borders of Delhi on May 5 during a bid to make sure the momentum of the continued agitation against Centre’s farm laws stays intact. The Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ekta-Ugrahan), one among the most important outfit in […]

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Farmers protest: Punjab farm unions say agitation on, announce march to Delhi on April 21

Farmers protest: Punjab farm unions say agitation on, announce march to Delhi on April 21

Farmers organised a ‘kisan conference’ on Baisakhi at Talwandi Sabo today. BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) president Joginder Singh Ugrahan announced he would continue his struggle for the scrapping of agricultural laws introduced by the Modi government. He also announced that on April 21, a convoy of thousands of farmers, youth and ladies from everywhere the state […]

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India’s Rich Farmers Are Holding Up Reforms Designed to assist the Poor

In 2018, tens of thousands of poor farmers flooded cities all across India calling for state action to ease their difficult lives. Their immediate demands were higher prices for his or her output and loan waivers for his or her debts. With elections looming in 2019, pundits predicted serious problems at the polls for Prime […]

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