To mark the one year of the farmers' movement against the three farm laws, Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) is organising protests in various states, on November 26. At Delhi borders, thousands of farmers will reportedly come and protest. Farmers of states such as Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Bihar will join rallies planned by SKM. Notably, PM Narendra Modi already announced that the Centre will repeal the laws.
The date for repealing the three farm laws would be announced after the due procedure, said Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on November 23. ''Agriculture Ministry is the nodal ministry, they're doing what's required,'' added Joshi. Notably, PM Narendra Modi already announced that his government has decided to repeal the laws. The Government is expected to bring a bill to repeal the laws before listing them in Parliament.
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Anil Ghanwat, member of the Supreme Court-appointed committee on farm law, said that the Indian economy will face a crisis if a law is made for guaranteeing minimum support price (MSP) for crops. His remarks came amid demands by protesting farmers for legislation on MSP even if the centre planned to withdraw the three farm laws. "Both the centre and farmers should think of some other way to boost farm incomes", he added.
Telangana Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao announced an ex-gratia of Rs 3 lakh for the families of the martyred farmers on behalf of the Telangana government, on November 20. According to reports, the CM further demanded PM Modi to provide each family with Rs 25 lakhs in compensation. Moreover, he also requested the center to withdraw the cases filed against the farmers during the farmers’ protest at the Singhu border.
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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on November 19 said that the state government has decided to build a memorial for the farmers who lost their lives during the farmers' protests. The development came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to repeal the three farm laws. Mr. Singh also demanded that the Centre should give compensation to the state for financial and property losses during the Kisan Morcha.
Rakesh Tikait, leader of Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) on November 19, said that the farmers will decide to take their agitation back after the three controversial farms laws are be repealed in Parliament. His reaction came after Prime Minister announced that the BJP government has decided to repeal the farm laws in the upcoming winter session. ''Government should talk on MSP as well as other issues of farmers,'' added Tikait.
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Thousands of farmers have protested against the three controversial farm laws by gathering outside the residence of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal khattar on October 2. Meanwhile, police, developed with tear gas vehicles, tried to disperse them using water cannons. A day Earlier, farmer leader Rakesh Tikait also warned against the protest as the centre said they'd not buy Kharif, paddy from Punjab and Haryana till October 11.
The newly crowned Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has met Prime Minister Modi on October 1 and urged him to withdraw all three controversial farm laws. Reportedly, CM Channi has also requested the PM to withdraw Centre's decision to postpone the paddy procurement in the agricultural dominant state. CM Channi also appealed to the PM "to end the deadlock with farmers".
The proposal for Bharat Bandh on September 27 by Samyukt Kisan Morcha, to mark one anniversary of the three controversial agricultural-laws receiving Presidential assent, has received widespread support from all parts of society, especially political parties. All government and private offices, educational and other institutions, stores, factories, and commercial enterprises, will be closed across the nation from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. All… read-more
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On the anniversary of passing three farm laws by the central government, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) have announced to observe September 17 as ''black day''. AAP leaders have decided to hold candle marches in Punjab to pay tribute to the farmers who died during the protest. Moreover, SAD leaders planned to hold a March from Gurdwara Rakabganj to Parliament to support farmers' protests.
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