Delhi Chalo: With tableaux against agri laws, farmers march to capital for Republic Day kisan parade
The stage is set for one of biggest rallies to be held in India. Farmers from Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are on their way to the national capital to take out their tractor parade on Republic Day, in protest against the new agriculture laws.
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Camping at #Delhi borders for over a month now, protesting #farmers seem undeterred in the face of severe cold, rains and waterlogging, and firm on their demands for repeal of farm laws and legal backing for MSP even as talks with the government remained inconclusive.
Overnight rains in the national capital added to miseries of farmers who have been camping on the borders of #Delhi for over a month in protest against new farm laws, with the continuous downpour leading to waterlogging at agitation venues.
#Farmers on Saturday gave an ultimatum to the Union government that they will march into #Delhi on January 26 with their tractor trolleys and other vehicles with the national flag on them in a 'farmers republic parade' after the official parade if their demands are not met.
#Farmers protested by beating utensils and tins also known as '#ThaliBajao' at various border points in Delhi NCR against the center's new farm law during PM Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat program on Sunday.
After nearly 20 days of deadlock, protesting #Farmers decided to resume talks with the Centre for the sixth round on December 29, but set four tough conditions even as it urged the government to stop “the campaign launched by the entire state machinery to defame the farmers’ movement.
The farmers' movement has intensified on the Shahjahanpur-Kheda border of Alwar district in Rajasthan. In view of the increasing number of agitators and the possibility of farmers marching to Delhi, the Haryana police closed the second lane of Jaipur-Delhi highway at 2 pm on Friday.