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.
Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait made his comment in context of farmers’ organisations creating a political front to contest upcoming Punjab elections scheduled in February.
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.
“The bigger issue of MSP persists in the country. It will be a great relief if the MSP is granted.”
"The issue of law and order falls under the jurisdiction of state governments. So they will take a decision in this regard," Tomar said when asked about the withdrawal of cases registered against the farmers during their agitation.
Farmers returning to their homes, after year long protest at Delhi border against now repealed three farm laws, were accorded warm reception with sweets and garlands as they passed on their tractors in the neighbouring states.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 SKM also said that the President of India has given his assent to the farm laws repeal bill passed by both Houses of Parliament and a gazette notification has been issued to give effect to the repeal.
The Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 will be introduced on the first day of the Parliament Winter Session on Monday. PM Narendra Modi had announced that the contentious farm laws will be repealed.
The farmer leaders have said that the protests will continue, until the time, government makes a law on minimum support price (MSP) and removes Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra.
Samyukt Kisan Morcha(SKM’s) core member said: ‘Our call of tractor march to Parliament still stands. A final decision on the future course of the agitation and MSP issue will be taken in a meeting of the SKM at Singhu Border on Sunday’.
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.
SKM convener held a meeting with United Sikhs Director Parvinder Singh at organization’s camp office set up at the morcha site on the border of Delhi, last week. Both United Sikhs and the SKM have reached an understanding to work in a tandem.
Protest called by SKM demanding removal of Union MoS (home) Ajay Mishra goes on peacefully, commuters affected.
BJP's IT cell chief Amit Malviya said ‘anarchists behind these protests in the name of farmers need to be exposed’.
Hours after the macabre crime, a man wearing the blue robes of the Sikhs’ Nihang order appeared before the media, claiming that he had 'punished' the victim for 'desecrating' a holy book.
The umbrella body of 40 farm unions spearheading the farmers' agitation against the Centre's three agri laws also demanded a thorough probe into the matter and said those responsible should be brought to book.
Post the violent clashes between farmers and BJP workers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri, farmers' umbrella organization Sanyukt Kisan Morcha demanded arrest of Union minister's son, Ashish Mishra "Monu" and several others.
This was announced on Friday, August 27, following a two-day peasants’ convention called by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) at Delhi’s Singhu border. The SKM is an umbrella of several protesting unions.
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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