Tue. Feb 27th, 2024


Hours forward of a large protest march by farmers of Punjab and Haryana within the nationwide capital, three Union ministers, together with Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, will probably be assembly the leaders of farmer organisations in Chandigarh on Monday night to resolve the difficulty amicably.

The first spherical of assembly was held on February 8.

The farmers have been demanding the achievement of guarantees made by the Central authorities in 2021 that included a authorized assure for a minimal assist worth (MSP) on crops, implementation of the Swaminathan Commission’s suggestions, farm debt waiver and withdrawal of police instances.

Nearly 200 farm organisations below the banner of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (non-political) and the Kisan Mazdoor Morcha will begin a protest march, ‘Delhi Chalo’, on Tuesday.

Besides Goyal, the opposite Union ministers assembly the farmers are Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda and Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai. In the earlier assembly, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann was the mediator.

“As of now we stick to both our plan for the protest march and demands, ” stated Jagjit Singh Dallewal, who heads a faction of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU).

Meanwhile, with the police construct up on virtually all nationwide highways and main roads main from Punjab forward of the protest march, commuters on Monday needed to decide village routes to enter Haryana for his or her onward journey.

Sufficient safety preparations have been made in Haryana to forestall any untoward incident, a senior police official right here advised IANS.

The sealing of Punjab-Haryana borders by placing up barricades, boulders, tippers full of sand and barbed wires and iron spikes, has impacted the motion of vehicular visitors with large visitors snarls. Even paramilitary forces have been deployed to forestall untoward incidents.

Farmers have deliberate to enter Haryana from Shambhu border in Patiala, Moonak in Sangrur, Dabwali in Muktsar and Ratia in Mansa. The Haryana Police have sealed all 4 entry factors.

Security has additionally been beefed up alongside the Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri borders to cease protest in Delhi.

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