'There was no programme to stop the Prime Minister's visit or obstruct his visit,' SKM said in a statement after the PM's convoy was stopped en route to a political gathering in Firozpur, Punjab.
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: The incident occurred on October 3 last year, when farmers were protesting the visit of Uttar Pradesh Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya to MoS Home Ajay Mishra's native place. In the incident eight people lost their lives.
Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah, while reacting to Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik’s comments over PM Narendra Modi said: he has ‘bitten the hand that fed him’.
Around 10 farmers, led by Bharatiya Kisan Parishad (BKP) president Sukhveer Pahalwan alias Sukhveer Khalifa, had also started an indefinite hunger strike last week which also ended Friday.
All the 22 farm organizations were a part of the umbrella organization Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) which spearheaded the year-long protest against Centre's three farm laws.
"Now my client will appear before him on another earliest date as may be available. If the officer does not accommodate us, then we will leave it to the high court to decide on the matter on merits,” Kangana's lawyer said.
Rakesh Tikait successfully led the year-long farmer protests against the new farm laws, forcing the Centre to repeal them just ahead of the assembly elections.
“The bigger issue of MSP persists in the country. It will be a great relief if the MSP is granted.”
As parties start preparing for the upcoming elections in Punjab, the recent repeal of the Farm Laws seems do have had any effect on BJP's popularity in the state.
Lakhimpur Kheri: The opposition has renewed its demand of sacking MoS Home Affairs Ajay Mishra, whose son Ashish Mishra is among the accused in the incident in which eight people, including four farmers were killed.
Lakhimpur Kheri: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has sought for adjournment of the business of the House and demanded discussion on the Special Investigation Team's (SIT) report in the incident.
Priyanka Gandhi says Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not removed Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra from his post due to his 'anti-farmer mindset'.
Farmers returning to their homes, after year long protest at Delhi border against now repealed three farm laws, were accorded warm reception with sweets and garlands as they passed on their tractors in the neighbouring states.
The farmers are preparing to go home after more than a year of protest at Delhi borders during which they endured harsh Delhi winter, scorching summer, police pushback, the rampaging coronavirus pandemic and the persistent complaint that their agitation inconvenienced thousands of commuters daily.
Farmers’ agitation suspended: The modified tractors fitted with music systems started snarling through the protest camping site at Singhu, the farmers chanted slogans and danced to the Punjabi songs, celebrating their unity.
Farmers will start vacating Delhi border points from Dec 11, this may take some time, says farmer leader Rakesh Tikait.
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha meeting, which was being held on Wednesday evening, will decide the future course of the movement.
SKM Committee Meeting: According to the farmer leader Yudhvir Singh, a preliminary discussion on a fresh proposal from Centre has already taken place between the members. But, the final decision is yet to be taken.
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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