Mahapanchayats: The New Face of Farmers Protests – In Photos

The phenomenon of Mahapanchayats has been contagious since the past weeks, spreading everywhere and being viewed as the next form of national resistance.

Rakesh Tikait at Jind Mahapacnhayat. Credits: PTI

The farmers are joining Mahapanchayats in massive numbers all over the country to show their protest and strength against the farm laws.

The phenomenon of Mahapanchayats has been contagious since the past weeks, spreading everywhere and being viewed as the next form of national resistance against this government, after people in Muzaffarnagar called for it in the aftermath of the situation created by the Yogi Government at the UP Border.

Mahapanchayat at Muzzafarnagar, with Rakesh Tikait

After Muzzafarnagar, Mahapanchayat immediately followed in Shamli of Uttar Pradesh, Dabra and Phulbagh of Madhya Pradesh, Mehndipur in Rajasthan and Jind in Haryana.

Mahapanchayat at Shamli. Credits: ABP
Mahapanchayat at Jind. Credits: National Herald
Mahapanchayat at Mehndipur
Mahapanchayat at Dabra. Credits: Patrika.

On February 11, Mahapanchayat was held at Jagraon of Punjab, with again a massive crowd with a strength seen just like other places if not more.

Crowds at the Mahapanchayat at Jagraon Punjab. Credits: Satya Hindi
Credits: PTC News

A Mahapanchayat was also held at Purnea, Bihar at which tens of thousands of people came. The leader Kanhaiya Kumar also came and gave a speech about farm laws and BJP.

Yesterday, on February 12, huge Mahapanchayats were held in Bilari in Uttar Pradesh and Bahadurgarh in Haryana. “Hunger is not a business opportunity and shame on those governments and corporations that think so,” said a farmer leader in Bilari.

Mahapanchayat at Bilari.

 

Mahapanchayat at Bahadurgarh.

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha has further planned Mahapanchayats in the coming week in Raisingh Nagar, Ganganagar, Hanumangarh, Sikar in Rajasthan, and in Akola in Maharashtra on the February 20.

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