Rahul Gandhi Slams Govt For Denying Data Of Deceased Farmers
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, on December 3, in a press meet confirmed the data of deceased farmers, who protested the "Three Farm Laws". He said, "We have 403 people who Govt of Punjab has compensated Rs 5 lakh each & has given jobs to 152." The INC also claimed that third list is available publically with details of deceased farmers. Government denied to have any data of farmers, said Gandhi.
Tags: Rahul Gandhi, BJP, farmer protest, Three Farm Laws, Deceased Farmers
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Visits Farmers' Families Who Died Due To Fertilizer Scarcity
Priyanka Gandhi, Congress general secretary in authority of Uttar Pradesh, travelled to Lalitpur by train on October 29 to visit families of farmers who perished as a consequence of a fertilizer scarcity. She told them that she would comply with their requests. Congress stated, the whole state of Bundelkhand, including Lalitpur, is suffering from extreme fertilizer scarcity. One farmer killed himself, while another died waiting in line for… read-more
Tags: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Lalitpur, farmer protest, fertilizer
Courtesy: United News Of India
Akhilesh Yadav Visits Family Of Victim In Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: UP
Akhilesh Yadav, former CM of Uttar Pradesh paid a visit to the family of a farmer (Daljit Singh) who was killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. Yadav demanded the resignation of Minister of State for Home Affairs, Ajay Mishra Teni. "Untill the resignation is done, justice will not be given to these victims' families," he stated. He further stated that since Supreme Court has taken cognizance, justice will be delivered.
Tags: Akhilesh Yadav, Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, farmer protest, Indian Farmers
Journalist Raman Kashyap 1 Out Of 8 Killed In Lakhimpur Kheri
Raman Kashyap, son of Ram-Dulare-Kashyap, was killed in the violence that occurred at Lakhimpur Kheri on October 3. He spent the evening making desperate calls to find his son after discovering that a vehicle had driven over many people and bullets had been fired at the scene of a farmers' protest in Tikoniya that Raman was reporting. Police then informed Ram that his body had been transported to a morgue.
Tags: Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh, journalist, farmer protest
Courtesy: The Print
Amarinder Singh Meets Ajit Doval Amid Ongoing Punjab Crisis
Former Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh met National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on 30th September in Delhi. The duo held deliberations over Punjab border security amid political turmoil in the state, sources suggest. Captain on 29th September also had a word with the Union Home Minister Amit Shah, where the two discussed the Farm laws and possible ways to halt the 11 month long Framer's protest.
Tags: Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, Ajit Doval, Amit Shah, NSA, punjab congress crisis, farmer protest
Bharat Bandh On Sept 27 To Mark 1st Anniversary Of 3 Farm Laws' Presidential Assent
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
Tags: Bharat Bandh, Samyukta Kisan Morcha, Farm Laws, farmer protest
Courtesy: The Indian Express
"Don't Be Used For Political Agenda," Says Sanjeev Balyan To Farmers
Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan stated that farmers' protests against Central Agriculture Laws have turned political. He said, "farmers will protest against BJP in UP & Punjab. But they will not protest in Haryana since there are no elections set to take place there." Since November 2020, farmers are protesting in the Delhi periphery, with demand to repeal the agri-laws.
Tags: Protests, farmer protest, Farmers, Political Party
Haryana CM Tweets Against Punjab Govt For Instigating Farmer Protests
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on August 31 tweeted against Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh's government for instigating farmer protests in the national capital. The Haryana CM outlined a number of development initiatives his government has undertaken for welfare of farmers in the state, emphasizing his commitment to helping farmers. According to Singh, administration of Khattar is anti-farmer, and Haryana has permitted "criminal assault"… read-more
Tags: Haryana CM, Punjab CM, farmer protest, Twitter
Courtesy: Republic World
Farmers Block Highway, Trains In Punjab Over Sugarcane Dues
Demanding to clear the sugarcane dues and increase the crop price, farmers in Punjab have staged a protest blocking the highway and railway track in Punjab's Jalandhar on August 21. ''If the government doesn't hold talks with us by today evening, then we'll give Punjab Bandh call,'' said MS Rai BKU-Doaba. Earlier on August 20, the farmers staged the protest against the state government for an indefinite period.
Tags: Punjab Farmers, Sugarcane, Dues, farmer protest, Price Hike
Courtesy: Times Now
Haryana: Protesting Farmers Move With Cow In Police Station
Haryana Police and protesting farmers have reached an impasse with hundreds moving into the Sadar Police Station and even erected tents on the premises. Interestingly, one farmer brought his cow to the protest claiming that there was no one available to look after her. The protesters were demanding the release of two associates who were arrested during a protest in front of an MLA's house on June 1.
Tags: Haryana, farmer protest, Police station, arrested
Courtesy: The Indian Express