khaskhabar.com : Tuesday, February 13, 2024 11:47 AM
Chandigarh/New Delhi. Farmers started their ‘Dilli Chalo’ march from Fatehgarh Sahib in Punjab. A meeting held late on Monday night between farmer leaders representing various farmer organizations across the country and the central government failed to resolve the issues. The farmers later announced that they were sticking to their plan to march towards the national capital at 10 am on Tuesday to protest.
The central government delegation was led by Union Minister Piyush Goyal and included Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda, while Punjab Minister Kuldeep Dhaliwal and state government officials were also present. According to sources, the talks stalled a little further as farmers were unable to produce crops. They are adamant on taking legal guarantee of Minimum Support Price (MSP) for farmers. Whereas the Center has already assured them that some of their demands will be met.
Sources say that farmer leaders are not ready to back down until loan waiver and legal guarantee for MSP is provided. Convoys of thousands of farmers along with protesters and tractors laden with ration are on the roads of Punjab and Haryana. , who are ready to move towards Delhi.After the meeting, Samyukta Kisan Morcha (Non-Political) coordinator Jagjit Singh Dallewal told the media that the farmers have called off their planned protest on February 13 as the Center has failed to redress their grievances. Have decided to continue the protest. He said, “The central government is just trying to pass time regarding the demands of the farmers. We will march towards the national capital from our destinations at 10 am.
He said, “No new proposal has come. All were old proposals. We do not want any confrontation. We wanted discussion on every point. But the government just wants to waste our time. They asked for more time. We asked the government Told him to consider it and take a decision, but he did not take any decision. Our protest will continue. We will move towards Delhi from 10 am.” Rajasthan farmer leader Ranjit Singh Raju said they will march to Delhi on Tuesday. He said, “The government has offered to form a committee and promised to include us in talks. This discussion has been going on for a long time. Our The supporters will start moving towards Delhi at 10 am tomorrow.
“Meanwhile, due to police deployment on almost all national highways and major roads coming from Punjab ahead of the protest march, commuters on Monday had to choose village routes to enter Haryana for their onward journey. A “Adequate security arrangements have been made in Haryana to prevent any untoward incident,” a senior police officer told IANS. Vehicular movement has been affected with traffic jams. Paramilitary forces have also been deployed to prevent untoward incidents. Farmers have entered Haryana from Shambhu border in Patiala, Moonak in Sangrur, Dabwali in Muktsar and Ratia border in Mansa. Haryana Police has sealed all four entry routes. Security has also been increased at Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri borders to prevent protests in Delhi.
This time Bharatiya Kisan Union is not included in the call of various farmer organizations to march to Delhi. Due to Bharatiya Kisan Union not joining this movement, there is less pressure on the Uttar Pradesh Police in Ghaziabad and Noida for these farmers to reach Delhi. Bharatiya Kisan Union along with the United Kisan Morcha has called for Bharat Bandh on 16th February and 14th February. He will call for marching to Delhi on March.
Pawan Khatana, President of Western Uttar Pradesh of Bharatiya Kisan Union, told IANS that Bharatiya Kisan Union is not involved in the Delhi March movement on Tuesday because different farmer organizations have different demands. The Bharatiya Kisan Union is associated with the Samyukt Kisan Morcha, hence a Bharat Bandh has been called on 16 February and a march to Delhi has been called on 14 March.
Bharatiya Kisan Union not joining this movement will provide a lot of relief to the police administration and will also help them to a great extent in stopping other farmer organizations from marching towards Delhi.
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