A big convoy of tractor-trollies left Amritsar for Delhi on Tuesday to take part within the protest parade introduced by farmer unions on Republic Day. The farmers have deliberate to carry a rally parallel to the Republic Day Parade, calling in farmers from throughout Punjab and Haryana to take part. A village in Punjab’s Sangrur has even determined to positive those that select to remain out of the rally.
Aiming to cease the rally, the Centre had filed an affidavit within the Supreme Courtroom, the place it stated disruption of the Republic Day parade shall be an “embarrassment to the nation”.
Contending that it has “accomplished its finest” to interact with farmers, the Centre stated, “The farm legal guidelines have acquired vast acceptance all through the nation and, due to this fact, some farmers and others objecting to the regulation had put a situation of its repeal, is neither justifiable nor acceptable”.
The courtroom, which earlier stated was “extraordinarily dissatisfied” by the federal government’s dealing with of the state of affairs, took motion in the present day, placing the contentious farm legal guidelines on maintain and forming a committee to debate the problem.
The farmers, nevertheless, haven’t accepted the committee, accusing the federal government of engineering the formation of a committee “by the Supreme Courtroom”. All members of the committee are in favour of the farm legal guidelines, they stated.
“We do not settle for this committee. All of the members on this committee have been pro-government. These members have been justifying the legal guidelines,” stated the farmers’ representatives at Singhu border in the present day.
Via the day, bulletins have continued from Punjab’s village gurdwaras, asking farmers to achieve Delhi in most numbers with tractor-trollies.
Sangrur’s Bhular Heri village even ordered a 2100-rupee positive on farmers who fail to affix the parade.
*Every farmer being requested to ship one tractor for Jan 26 parade. Those that cannot ship can pay Rs 2,100, failing which they may face social boycott,” stated one of many villagers.