Farm Bills Row: Deadlock continues on 15th day, farmers observe ‘black day’ wearing ‘black cholas’
Ferozepur, October 8, 2020: Wearing black clothes - for rail roko protest over withdrawal of three anti-farmers Bills passed by the central government - is considered as a symbol of strength and courage, representing solidarity and an opportunity to become part of movement. In this context, the farmers observe ‘black day’ today by wearing ‘black cholas’ to register their protest on 15th day, against the enactment of three anti-farmers Bills by the centre government, on deadlock over dialogue by the government with the farmers.
The protesters also condemned the lathi charge on the farmers by the Haryana police and demanded resignation of Dy.CM Dushyant Chautala on account of deadlock over dialogue by the government with the farmers..
Addressing the protesters, State President, Satnam Singh Pannu and others said the on-going protest demanding the withdrawal of anti-farmer three Bills passed by the centre government, has been extended Till October 11.
Indicating the lathing charge on farmers in Haryana and arrests as the indication of nervousness of Modi government, Pannu said, the protest started from Punjab and Haryana has now reached in 22 states. The farmers have decided to ban the entry of any BJP leader in the villages.
Farmers outfits have demanded from the government, the rollback of all the three Bills and sort out the issue with dialogue with the farmers within a week’s time and announce to reject the three Bills as per commitment with the farmers. They also held responsible the governments for the inconvenience to the public on account of suspension of passenger and goods trains.
Pannu demanded for holding a meeting with the farmer outfits by the Prime Minister immediately to sort out the issue.