After the PM Modi announced on Friday that the 3 farm laws will be repealed, Samyukt Kisan Morcha will continue the struggle to get all demands of protesting farmers fulfilled.
SKM will continue will all the announced plans and has appealed to farmers to join in very large numbers in the Lucknow Kisan Mahapanchayat on November 22nd, as planned earlier.
SKM has also appealed to farmers in various North Indian states to reach the different morcha sites on November 26th 2021, which marks the completion of a full one year of continuous peaceful protests at Delhi’s borders.
In various states that are far away from Delhi, the first anniversary on Nov. 26th will be marked by tractor and bullock cart parades in capital cities, along with other protests.
On the 28th Nov, there is a massive Maharashtrawide Kisan Mazdoor Mahapanchayat that will be organised in Azad Maidan of Mumbai under the banner of Samyukta Shetkari Kamgar Morcha with over 100 organisations. From the 29th of November, peaceful and disciplined march to the Parliament in tractor trolleys, of 500 protestors per day, will go ahead as planned.
Nagaraj K who is on a solo padayatra from Karnataka to the morcha sites of SKM has reached Kosi Kalan in Uttar Pradesh yesterday and was warmly received by local farmers.
Numerous Chief Ministers welcomed the Government of India announcement yesterday – this includes states of Delhi, Odisha, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, Punjab, Maharashtra, Kerala, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu etc. Some of the Chief Ministers also pressed for pending demands of the farmers be fulfilled.
Yesterday, even as many protesting farmers were celebrating the first major victory that they obtained, Mr Jaswinder Singh from Muktsar district’s Malout (in Punjab), and associated with BKU Kadian union, sacrificed his life for the movement. He had never gone home from Tikri Border after reaching there on 26th November 2020. Martyr Jaswinder heard the good news of the PM’s announcement, and was happy about the first victory of the agitation. This movement is made up of many many such warriors.