|Activities related to the farmer movement on the Ghazipur border have increased for the past one week. In such a situation, the government has also increased the number of security forces. The photo is of Thursday.|
It has been 72 days of the peasant movement on the borders of Delhi against agricultural laws. Farmers are preparing to jam the wheel tomorrow. The United Farmers’ Front has announced a 3-hour chakka jam on 6 February i.e. tomorrow. Police is also making its own strategy regarding this. The deployment of 31 companies of Central Reserve Police Forces (CRPF) in Delhi-NCR has been extended for two weeks. All CRPF units stationed in Delhi have been told to put an iron net on their buses.
On the other hand, Haryana DGP Manoj Yadav said that SP is talking to farmers in the districts so that there is no problem. Traffic advisory will also be issued by the police. This will let people know which route they have to go before leaving the house.
Kisan Panchayat in UP, Rajasthan today
To strengthen the movement, a series of Kisan Panchayats will be started in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan from today, which will run till the end of February. They are being organized by the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD). The RLD announced to support the farmers movement last week.
RLD Vice President Jayant Chaudhary said on Thursday that the purpose of Kisan Panchayats is to tell the government that this is a big movement. It is the responsibility of political parties to reach out to the farmers and also inform others about the sensitivity of the issue.
Opposition demands – issue of farmers should be discussed separately in Parliament
Leaders of opposition parties have been circling the government from the road to the Parliament. On Thursday 12 MPs of 9 opposition parties wrote a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla demanding a separate discussion on agricultural laws in the House. Considering the gathering of farmers and the preparedness of the police on the Ghazipur border, the opposition leaders also wrote in the letter that the Ghazipur border of Delhi looks like the India-Pakistan border.
A delegation of the opposition also complained to the Lok Sabha speaker that he was stopped by the police from meeting farmers on the Ghazipur border. 15 leaders of 10 opposition parties led by Akali Dal MP and former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal reached Ghazipur border on Thursday. They wanted to meet the farmers, but the police stopped them. In such a situation, the delegation of the opposition had to return from Ghazipur.