|Farmer leader Gurnam Singh on stage.|
- Farmers left for Delhi from Panipat on the call of United Front, the situation of jam remained for several hours
- The government is thinking that the number of farmers is decreasing, they are traveling to show this
Thousands of farmers traveled to Delhi on Thursday after gathering at the toll plaza in Panipat. Peasant leader Gurnam Singh Chadhuni led the march. After targeting the agricultural bills and the central and state government, the farmers left for Delhi. Chadhuni said that these are traders’ laws, not agricultural laws. Only the capitalists would benefit from these laws. This is the reason that even after 11 meetings, the government could not tell the benefits of agricultural laws to the farmers. This march is to warn the government.
|Farmers involved in Delhi march by taking vehicle.|
As per the pre-announced program, thousands of farmers traveled to Delhi on Thursday under the banner of Bharatiya Kisan Union (Chaduni Group). From 9 am on Thursday, farmers started gathering at the toll plaza. Due to which the highway going from Karnal to Delhi started getting jammed. Police and farmer leaders tried to normalize the traffic by getting the vehicles of the farmers installed on the side.
|Sikh Nihangs involved in the march of farmers to Delhi.|
Around 11 o’clock the union’s state president Gurnam Singh reached Chadhuni toll plaza. Before getting down from the car, the DSP told SP Shashank Kumar Sawan to climb on the phone. The two talked for about 15 minutes. After this, the state president was brought on the stage after being welcomed.
Government should explain to the public the benefits of agricultural laws: Chadhuni
State President Gurnam Singh Chaduni said that even after 11 meetings, the government could not explain to them the benefits of agricultural laws to the farmers. If the government feels that these laws are beneficial for the farmers, then it should explain it to the public. Said that this is not agriculture, it is a business law. At the same time, the increase in MSP of Kharif crops was described as cumin in the camel’s mouth. He exhorted the people involved in the march to show decency and not to be haughty. Said that nuisance and hubbub wipes out any movement.
BJP leaders will beat if they enter the village: District President
The anger of the leaders was visible during the speech from the stage. Sudhir Jakhar, the district president of the union, took out anger on the BJP leaders, terming the agricultural laws as anti-farmer and said that BJP leaders would be beaten up if they entered any village. The rest of the stage leaders also called the agricultural laws as anti-farmer.