More batches of farmers from Bathinda leave for Delhi

Another group leaves under banner of Punjab Kisan Sabha

More batches of farmers from Bathinda leave for Delhi

Photo for representational purpose only

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, December 3

Fresh batches of farmers are leaving for Delhi to participate in the agitation against the new farm laws. The group is carrying ration and other essentials with them for several months.

Balvir Kaur, a leader of BKU Dakonda, said, “Farmers using different modes of transport reaching at the protest venue these days. A group of 50 farmers under the banner of the BKU (Dakonda) left for Delhi from Aklia village. They carried ration and other essential item with them to sustain them there for months. A majority of protesters are women.”

Another group of farmers, under the banner of Punjab Kisan Sabha, left from Mansa to take part in the protest. Leading the group Harpreet Singh Bhaini Bagha, a union leader, said, “Banking on massive support garnered both national and international level, our just agitation against black laws have gained required momentum now and it’s time that we keep it going.”

Farmers from different villages in Bathinda also left for Delhi to participate in the agitation.

Top Stories

How extremist elements hijacked farmers' rally and Deep Sidhu’s role in chaos

How extremist elements hijacked farmers' rally and Deep Sidhu’s role in chaos

A month ago, one of the farmer leaders had termed Deep Sidhu...

MHA orders additional forces in Delhi as farmers lay siege to the Red Fort, break Tikri Border barricades

MHA orders additional forces in Delhi as farmers lay siege to the Red Fort, break Tikri Border barricades

Tension in and around Delhi after thousands of farmers storm...

Tractor parade becomes violent; farmers enter Red Fort, hoist flag

Tractor parade becomes violent; farmers enter Red Fort, hoist flag

Farmers run riot on Delhi roads, defy barricades to reach Re...

Samyukta Kisan Morcha calls off tractor march after Delhi violence

Samyukta Kisan Morcha calls off tractor march after Delhi violence

Says peaceful protests will continue

Once a small breakaway faction, Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee now at centre of Delhi struggle

Once a small breakaway faction, Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee now at centre of Delhi struggle

Organisation formed in 2007 now has presence in seven or eig...

Cities

View All