Residents hold ‘Jago’ for farmers’ cause

Residents hold ‘Jago’ for farmers’ cause

Women carry ‘Jago’ in favour of farmers’ protest at Mundian Khurd village. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 12

To create awareness against the farm laws and urge residents to participate in “Tractor march” to Delhi on January 26, many people, including women, carried out ‘Jago’ at Mundian Khurd village last evening.

Charanjivan Kaur, a resident, said, “We are carrying out Jago against the farm laws. We demand from the Central Government to repeal the farm laws.”

Sukhwinder Singh, of Jamhoori Kisan Sabha, said, “Farm unions have announced to organise a tractor march to Delhi on January 26 if the farm laws are not repealed. A large number of people from Munidian Kalan and Mundian Khurd will leave for Delhi on January 24 and they will participate in the tractor march on January 26.”

A group of women at Gujjarwal, Kila Raipur and other villages are also making appeals to the people to participate in Delhi march in large numbers. Avtar Kaur Grewal, a resident of Kila Raipur village, said, “After participating in the protest in Delhi, I have come back and making an appeal to the people to participate in the march.”

Harnek Singh Gujjarwal, of Jamhoori Kisan Sabha, said, “Not only men, many women will go to Delhi to particpate in the upcoming tractor march. People of all age groups are coming forward to extend support to the Kisan Andolan.”

“A group of women from Tharike village have already moved to Delhi and they will stay there to participate in the tractor march on January 26,” said Bharpur Singh of BKU (Ugrahan).

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