Farmers adamant on demanding withdrawal of agricultural laws; Hearing in Supreme Court tomorrow, Congress started campaign.
Farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws are demanding withdrawal of all three laws. Meanwhile, the case is to be heard in the Supreme Court tomorrow. At the same time, the Congress has started a campaign to pay tribute to the farmers who lost their lives during the movement.
Farmers have been demonstrating for the last 46 days on Delhi's borders against the new agricultural laws of the Center. Farmers are demanding withdrawal of all three laws. They are adamant about demand. At the same time, the government is describing it as beneficial for the farmers. She is seeking to resolve the deadlock through dialogue. Eight rounds of talks have been held between the two sides till now, but nothing special has been done so far. The talks are to be held once again on 15 January. The hearing on the case is also going on in the Supreme Court. The next hearing is scheduled on 11 January. Meanwhile, the Congress has started a campaign in support of the farmers. The party has also decided to celebrate 'Farmers' Rights Day' on 15 January. During this time, there will be a mass movement in all the state capitals and the Rajbhavans will be surrounded.
The Indian Youth Congress on Saturday launched a nationwide campaign 'A handful of soil martyrs' to pay tribute to the farmers who lost their lives during the agitation against the new agricultural laws. According to Indian Youth Congress (IYC) President Srinivas BV, under this campaign, soil will be collected from the villages of farmers who lost their lives during the protest and it will map India.
Giving this information, Srinivas BV said that under this campaign, the workers of the Indian Youth Congress will be sent to the villages of the martyred farmers. They will gather a handful of soil from there and bring it to the Indian Youth Congress office in New Delhi. Earlier, the spokesperson of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), Rakesh Tikait, claimed that a total of 60 farmers have lost their lives so far during the ongoing protests against the new agricultural laws.
Criticizing the government, Srinivas said that the government has become dumb, deaf and dictator. Srinivas BV said during this time, 'Through non-violent and democratic means, farmers are agitating against all three agricultural laws in this scorching cold. Tear gas shells and water canons are being used on them, which shows the dictatorial attitude of the government.