November 27, 2020 08:27 PM

Abohar (Raj Sadosh)

Hundreds of farmers from Sriganganagar and Hanumangarh districtswho were participating in the “Delhi chalo” stir call for which was given by the national front of various farmers unions, today removed barricades near Dabwali and entered Haryana on their way to Delhi.

 About 5,000 farmers from two districts had assembled at a Gurudwara on the Kaluwala bypass. Using about 150 vehicles, they reached the Punjab-Haryana border in Dabwali through Abohar-Seetogunno road. There thousands of farmers of Punjab had already been stopped on the Malout-Dabwali road.

The cavalcade was led by Sriganganagar Kisan Mazdoor Samiti convenor Ranjit Singh Raju, spokesperson Santvir Singh Mohanpura, legal adviser Harvinder Singh Gill, Galaxy Barad, Vikramjit Singh, presidents of different block committees. Women were also participating in the stir.

Samiti’s Chunavadh block president Ram Kumar Saharan informed that thousands of farmers from different cities were stuck at the interstate (Punjab-Haryana) border; they were served with langar by people of the surrounding villages and the Gurdwara Management Committees. “We were eagerly waiting for the signal from senior leaders to move towards Delhi through unspecified channels.

The leaders of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan), who are commanding the march, were engaged in finalizing strategies, all were in high spirits and determined to do anything to force the central govt to take back farm laws. Finally enthusiastic youth removed barricades amidst shouting of slogans and entered Haryana on their way to Delhi, there was no resistance then.  

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