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On Lohri, tillers burn copies of farm laws | India News

BATHINDA/JIND/JALANDHAR/PATIALA: Upping the ante towards the contentious farm laws on Lohri, farmers burnt copies of the three Central acts at tons of of locations throughout Punjab and Haryana, and at protest websites on the borders of Delhi on Wednesday.
Calling the laws “death warrants”, farmers threw copies of the laws into bonfires lit to watch the competition. Like Dussehra, when effigies of PM Modi and of two corporates have been burnt, images of the PM and of the heads of the identical corporations have been thrown into the hearth by the farmers as they pledged to proceed their protests towards the laws.
“For us, the meaning of festivals has been lost since June 5, 2020, when the three ordinances were issued. Today, we have been for-ced to observe Lohri in anger,” mentioned Gurbachan Singh, a farmer who has been protesting at Barnala railway station.

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