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Farmers' Union seeks permission to hold protest at Ramlila Maidan, writes to Delhi Police

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Kisan Union (Lokshakti) has written to the Delhi Police Commissioner searching for permission to proceed the agitation at Ramlila Ground within the National Capital in order that residents don’t face any difficulties. At the identical time, the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, a gaggle of 41 farmers’ unions, introduced on Sunday {that a} Kisan Gantantra Parade might be organised on the outer Ring Road of Delhi on Republic Day.

The farmers will perform a tractor march on the outer Ring Road with out disrupting the Rajpath parade, the farmers’ leaders mentioned after a gathering on Sunday the place they mentioned their future roadmap. Some farmer leaders additionally met opposition leaders who may make their voice of protest heard in Parliament and out of doors.

Earlier, many farmer leaders mentioned the parade might be organised on the Rajpath in parallel to the Republic Day parade.

“This will be a peaceful parade and we hope that Delhi and Haryana Police won’t trouble us in organising the parade,” Yogendra Yadav, instructed media individuals after the assembly.

The Supreme Court will hear the case once more on Monday and farmer leaders mentioned {that a} resolution might be taken solely after the listening to on Monday.

The farmer leaders took robust objection to the NIA discover being despatched to some farmer leaders and people supporting the motion.

On Sunday, the Union agriculture minister mentioned the federal government is prepared to make amendments within the farm legal guidelines however the farmer leaders have been adamant on the repeal of the regulation.

“The minister has done it deliberately so that farmer leaders don’t come for the meeting on January 19. We will go to the meeting and demand answers from them,” mentioned Shivkumar Kaka, farmer chief from MP, mentioned.

MEET WITH POLITICAL LEADERS

In one other growth, Gurnam Singh Chaduni, a farmer chief from Haryana met with leaders of the opposition events in Delhi to garner help for the farmer motion. The assembly was attended by Congress, AAP, Shiromani Akali Dal (Democratic) and a few impartial leaders.

“There will be a Jan Sansad of farmers in Delhi on January 22 and 23 and the opposition parties will support it,” Chaduni instructed ET.

“Political parties have to be kept away from the farmers’ movement. However, the opposition parties who are supporting the farmers can come together and put pressure on the government and NDA allies by raising the issue in Parliament and outside,” Digvijaya Singh, senior Congress chief who attended the assembly, instructed ET.

Apart from Singh, Congress chief and MP from Punjab Gurjit Singh Aujla, Jasbir Singh Dimpa, AAP chief Jarnail Singh, former Congress chief Ashok Tanwar and others have been current at the assembly.

The Sanyukt Kisan Morcha nevertheless clarified that it has nothing to do with the assembly of Chaduni with political events in Delhi. EOM

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