Nationwide Bandh Called By Farmers; Opposition extended Its support


On September 20, the Rajya Sabha passed the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020, and The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill in the midst of dissent from Opposition parties.

A day after farmers’ associations in Punjab and Haryana started three-day ‘rail roko’ against the law of three petulant farm bills in the Rajya Sabha, farmers associations the whole way across the nation will take to the road on Friday squeezing for their requests of legitimate assurance of MSP.

An aggregate of 31 farmers’ associations have render their help to the call of a Bharat Bandh today. Besides the fact it is nationwide bandh media is not paying enough heed and providing least coverage.

All India Farmers Union (AIFU), Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), All India Kisan Mahasangh (AIKM), and All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) called for bharat bandh. Farmers’ bodies from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra have also observed a closure.

RSS-subsidiary farmers’ associations like Bhartiya Kisan Sangh, Swadeshi Jagran Manch are likewise requesting revision to the enactments however they won’t be participating in the dissent today.

All India Trade Union Congress, National Trades Union Congress, Center of Indian Trade Unions, Hind Mazdoor Sabha, All India United Trade Union Center and Trade Union Coordination Center have likewise rendering their help.

A sum of 18 parties,including AAP, Congress, the Left gatherings, NCP, DMK, SP, Trinamool Congress, RJD, asked the President to not sign the bills.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has encouraged the ranchers to keep up peace and to cling to Covid-19 security conventions. No FIR will be enlisted for the infringement of Section 144 during the dissent, the CM has said.

Fourteen unique traveler trains running from the railroads’ Ferozepur division have been dropped from September 24 to 26 taking into account the farmers’ three-day rail roko fight. The trains that were suspended incorporate Golden Temple Mail (Amritsar-Mumbai Central), Jan Shatabdi Express (Haridwar-Amritsar), New Delhi-Jammu Tawi, Sachkhand Express (Nanded-Amritsar), and Shaheed Express (Amritsar-Jaynagar).

The farmers associations have chosen to go for an indefinite rail blockage from October 1. Delhi-Haryana fringe is probably going to be sealed as dissenters can walk towards the capital city. Delhi Police is on high ready.

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will do a three-hour chakka jam (street bar) across Punjab from 11am to 2pm.

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