Farmers leaders Darshan Pal, Balbir Singh Rajewal, Gaunam Singh Chaduni and Rakesh Tikait told reporters in Gazipur on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border.
Leaders of farmers’ organizations opposing the Centre’s new agriculture law on Saturday said the farming community had suffered greatly as Prime Minister Narendra Modi called farmers “parasites”. Peasant leaders called on the community to respond to “diplomatic insults” by dismissing the government with “diplomatic punishment”. Farmers leaders Darshan Pal, Balbir Singh Rajewal, Gaunam Singh Chaduni and Rakesh Tikait told reporters in Gazipur on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border.
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Farmer leaders also announced candlelight vigils and flashlight processions across the country on Sunday. He said the program would be held in November to pay homage to those who were martyred and farmers who lost their lives during the ongoing agitation from the Delhi border. The event will be held from 7pm to 8pm, the Indian Kisan Union (BQU) said in a statement. Pal said they were trying to pressure the government through Kisan Panchayat to accept their demands. So that performance can end. “Farmers from all over the country are involved in this campaign,” he said. “Our problem should be understood by the government,” Paul said of the discussion of the peasant movement in the UK Parliament.
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Rajewal said the prime minister had made “diplomatic objections” to the farmers in parliament. “They have deeply hurt the entire farming community by calling the farmers parasites. The wounds inflicted on the country’s farmers by the Prime Minister in his speech will be remembered for generations,” he said. Should be dismissed as punishment. Chadhuni said the farmers would not move from the Delhi border until the demand was met. Tikait said farmers are “guests of Delhi” who will come to the national capital and go home to look after their fields. “We are ready for talks with the government but the medium of dialogue should be on the Sinhu border,” he said.
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