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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Solidarity panel to support farmers’ protest on May 26

Solidarity panel to support farmers’ protest on May 26

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 […]

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Samyukta Kisan Morcha to watch May 26 as 'black day' to mark 6 months of farmers’ protest

Samyukta Kisan Morcha to watch May 26 as ‘black day’ to mark 6 months of farmers’ protest

Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of over 40 farmer unions, on Saturday announced that it’ll observe May 26 as ‘black day’, marking six months of their protest at Delhi’s borders against the Centre’s three farm laws. In a virtual news conference , farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal appealed to people to boost black flags […]

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Punjab farmers protest against lockdown restrictions

Farmer unions in Punjab held demonstrations across the State on Saturday against the continued lockdown restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, accusing the Centre and government of failing to manage things arising out of the virus spread. Thiry-two farmer organisations of Punjab, which are at the forefront of the continued agitation against Centre’s farm laws, also […]

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Agitating farmers to distribute food and essential items to Delhi hospitals

Agitating farmers to distribute food and essential items to Delhi hospitals

The farmers agitating against the three agricultural laws by holding sit-ins at several borders of Delhi now decide to distribute food packets and other essential items to the hospitals in Delhi. The farmers’ unions, however, reiterated their demand for the repeal of the three farm laws, legal guarantee of Minimum Support Price, and vowed to […]

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Indian farmers continue anti-farm law protests amid COVID surge

Indian farmers continue anti-farm law protests amid COVID surge

New Delhi, India – whilst India battles a second and more brutal wave of coronavirus infections, thousands of farmers demanding the repeal of farm laws gone by the govt last year remain undeterred and continue their protests on the outskirts of the capital, New Delhi. Since November, tens of thousands of farmers are protesting against […]

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