Rehearsal for R-Day tractor parade

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, January 13

A large number of farmers today conducted the rehearsal for the proposed tractor parade on January 26 in Bathinda city on Wednesday.

On tractors, jeeps, cars and motorcycles, farmers today took out the Kisan Ekta March in which they raised slogans against the Modi government. The protesters also carried flags and placards, stating “No Farmer, No Food”, on their vehicles supporting the farmers’ agitation. The march started from Model Town phase 3 and after passing through various parts of the city, it ended at Fire Brigade.

Massive tractor rally in Fazilka

  • Fazilka: A large number of farmers took out a tractor rally in Fazilka town to protest the farm laws. Zila Parishad member Sidharath Rinwa said the rally began from Bareka village and terminated at Fazilka grain market after passing through more than 30 villages and covering a distance of about 55 km. OC

Various organiastions, employees, students and shopkeepers participated in the march held today in the city. Even stickers supporting farmers were distributed at the spot by the organisations. Farmers also appealed to the residents to celebrate Lohri by burning the farm laws in protest.

Farmers said the tractor march was a trailer and if the central government did not repeal the laws before January 26, a large number of farmers from all over Punjab would join the protesters at Delhi borders for the march.

Various farmers unions also took out a tractor march in the district. A large number of tractors entered Bathinda city from various villages in support of the farmers’ stir.

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