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Farmers' Victory March Today As 15-Month Protest Draws To End


Farmers' Victory March Today As 15-Month Protest Draws To End

Farmers tenting at Delhi’s Singhu and Tikri borders will take out a victory march in the present day. File

Chandigarh:

Farmers tenting at Delhi’s Singhu and Tikri borders will take out a victory march in the present day as they return to their villages in Punjab and Haryana after a 15-month agitation that compelled the centre to withdraw three contentious farm legal guidelines.

Farmers are actually dismantling their makeshift lodging on the border websites because the agitation, which braved forces of nature in addition to tags of “terrorists” and “khalistanis”, attracts to an finish.

Particular preparations have been made alongside the highways to greet the farmers as they head dwelling on tractors, it’s learnt.

The victory march was initially deliberate for yesterday, however it was postponed within the wake of the tragic helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu that killed 13 folks, together with Chief of Defence Workers Common Bipin Rawat.

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement to cancel the three legal guidelines, farmers had stayed put on the protest websites, citing different calls for that included a authorized assure on Minimal Help Worth (MSP) and withdrawal of circumstances registered towards protesting farmers.

They introduced their resolution to return solely after the centre despatched a written proposal on the excellent calls for to the five-member committee of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha, which is spearheading the agitation.

The centre has agreed to kind a committee to resolve the MSP problem. The committee will comprise authorities officers, agriculture specialists and representatives from Kisan Morcha. The federal government has additionally agreed to drop all police circumstances towards farmers, together with stubble burning complaints and people filed by Haryana and Uttar Pradesh police following clashes with protesters.

On the Kisan Morcha’s demand for compensation for the deaths of 700-odd farmers in the course of the protest, the centre has stated Haryana and Uttar Pradesh have given in-principle approval and Punjab has already made an announcement.

The centre’s proposal had come after Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah spoke to farmer leaders over the telephone to debate excellent points.

With the farmers returning dwelling after forcing the federal government right into a climdown, the main focus now shifts away from the protest websites on Delhi borders to the Meeting ballot enviornment in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.

All eyes will now be on what influence the farmers’ agitation, and the ruthless makes an attempt to crush it, have on the end result of those polls, particularly in politically-crucial Uttar Pradesh the place 4 protesting farmers have been run over, allegedly by a Union Minister’s son.

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