Talking to reporters here, farmer leader Harmeet Singh Kadian said the Samyukt Samaj Morcha has been set up for fighting the Punjab polls due early next year.
SKM leader,BKU (Rajewal) President Balbir Singh Rajewal told, 'thousands of farmers from Punjab,Haryana, UP and Uttrakhand are arriving at the morcha sites around Delhi with tractors and ration and other supplies.'
According to the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperson, the protestors would also question the Centre on its claims of doubling farmers' income.
The farmer leader also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should give a clear answer on the demand for a law guaranteeing Minimum Support Price (MSP) that he had "supported" when he was the chief minister
Repeal of New Farm Laws: The Samyukt Kisan Morcha has sought immediate resumption of talks with the government, withdrawal of cases against farmers and a memorial for those who lost their lives during the agitation.
BKU Spokesperson said that this is a half victory. The other half would be met when a law guaranteeing Minimum Support Price (MSP) to the farmers will be passed.
Multiple layers of iron and cement barricades topped with at least five layers of concertina wires were put up last year during the farmers' protest at Delhi's Ghazipur border.
The violence that had erupted in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri has now taken a political turn. Opposition leaders who have been trying to reach the farmers' protest site have been stopped, detained.
Talking about the Lakhimpur Kheri violence and the people involved, the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh issued a statement and called the series of events, 'unfortunate'
Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait said that he is ready to agitate for 10 years but will not allow 'black' legislations to be implemented.
Punjab and Uttar Pradesh which are going to polls in 2022 have significant representation among protesting farmers sitting at Delhi’s borders since November 26 last year.
Rakesh Tikait and some other BKU leaders addressed the 'kisan mazdoor maha panchayat' in Dhurali village near Ambala Cantt on Saturday.
Most farmer leaders have claimed that there are no reports of Covid-19 cases at protest sites and Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait has reiterated his refusal to move out.
BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait made the announcement while addressing a kisan mahapanchayat in Jaipur’s Vidhyadhar Nagar on Tuesday.
Addressing BKU supporters who have been camping at Ghazipur for nearly four months now, Tikait said, 'This movement will continue for long, make it a part of your routine'.
Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait made the remark while speaking in Uttar Pradesh’s Ramrajn town on the occasion of protesting farmers marking 100 days of their agitation
March 6 will be observed as 'Black Day' as part of which the Kundli–Manesar–Palwal (KMP) expressway will be blocked for five hours
Tikait also stressed that it is the government that will have to come forward with a proposal to resume talks over the bills with the protesting farmers.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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