Farmers on the borders of Delhi have accused the government of lacking sympathy for their community and announced a day of mourning for those farmers who are claiming to have died during the agitation.
35 farmer organizations have said that mourning will be observed in villages across the country on Sunday for the 20 farmers who lost their lives during the farmer movement that began on 26 November.
President of Bharatiya Kisan Union (Siddhpur) Jagjit Singh said, “Since this movement started on 26 November, on an average one farmer has died every day. We will pay tribute to all the farmers who were martyred during this period on December 20 in all villages of the country. When their names and pictures reach the villages, more people will come forward to join our struggle. ”
On Tuesday, four farmers died in two separate road accidents in and around Mohali and Patiala districts of Punjab. The case of the death of these farmers remained the subject of discussion on the Singhu border on Tuesday, where farmers from Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand also came to join the movement.
On Tuesday, the day the farmers ‘organizations announced their plans, on the same day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the farmers’ organization and sometimes the opposition who demand these laws are confusing the farmers. In response, the farmers accused the government of lacking sympathy for the farming community.
Farmer leaders also said that the result of their pressure on the Center is that the government has decided to cancel the winter session of Parliament. He said that by canceling the session, the government wants to avoid the questions of the opposition.
Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (Tikait) general secretary Yudhveer Singh Sehrawat said, “We elected the Prime Minister and gave him the power to speak and in the last 20 days till now he has not said anything for us.”