The Mitti Satyagraha Yatra is being organized by NAPM in decentralized form from March 12 to March 28 in several states of the country like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Assam and Punjab.
The Mitti Satyagraha Yatra will begin from Dandi on March 30 and reach the Shahjahanpur border at 9 am on April 5 through districts of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab. From the Shahjahanpur border, this Yatra will go to the Tikri border. On April 6, at 9 am farmers will reach the Singhu border and at 4 pm Yatra will reach the Ghazipur border. All senior farmer leader of SKM at the border will be a part of this Satyagraha Yatra. Soil from all over the country will be dedicated to the martyrs of the farmers movement. Martyr memorials will be built on the border. We are determined to carry forward the idea of restoring the values of the freedom struggle.
In a tragic accident at Thapar University Chowk in Patiala, S Inderjit Singh died and many others were seriously injured. These people were protesting and spreading awareness about the farmers’ movement at the said location. Farmer leaders and people of various organizations demanded that Pritpal Singh, the driver responsible for the accident, should be arrested immediately and a case should be registered against him. Various leaders/spokespersons of the farmers organizations demanded that S Inderjit Singh should be considered as a martyr of this movement, his family should be given compensation as decided by the Punjab Government and the Central Government. The administration should provide full treatment to the injured persons. All the injured persons should be identified and all families should be assisted.