The country may be reeling under the second wave of the Corona epidemic, but the ‘peasant movement’ is still not taking a stand. Peasant protesters are gathering crowds as before and the media raising voice against Kumbh and election rallies is quiet. Now farmers in Punjab have protested against the weekend lockdown. Peasant protesters announced that they would openly violate the guidelines of weekend lockdown.
Not one, but many farmers organizations from Punjab took to the road, dismantling the Corona Guidelines. The farmers pressurized the shopkeepers to open their shops and not obey the government’s order, but the shopkeepers refused and said that they will do as the district administration tells. On Saturday (May 8, 2021), activists of the Bharatiya Kisan Union Ekta (Ugrahan) gathered in large numbers in Moga.
The activists of the organization gathered at the Nature Park and shouted slogans against the state and central government. From Nature Park to Joginder Singh Main Park of Moga March out. However, the shopkeepers’ union did not support the farmers. In Pathankot too, the farmers protested and protested. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had directed all the District Commissioners to impose lockdown according to their own.
Farmers took out protest marches at several places in Punjab on Saturday against the weekend lockdown imposed by the state government amid rising cases of COVID-19 infection and fatalities.https://t.co/mCCi6Uai0U
– Economic Times (@EconomicTimes) May 8, 2021
Keeping in view the anti-lockdown demonstration of ‘Kisan Sangharsh Morcha’, the Chief Minister had ordered to strictly deal with any violation. He had said that the front of 32 farmer unions cannot impose their opinion on the government. This is the same Captain Amarinder Singh, who had supported these farmers sitting on the borders of Delhi many times. He appealed several times to the central government to accept their demands.
Farmer leaders said in their speech that we will not accept the lockdown. He said that the state government should be relaxed, so that the protest against the BJP government at the Center can be intensified. Peasant leaders also brought with them a number of female protesters. Loudspeakers appeal to shopkeepers Being done She was to open her shops. In view of the demonstration, a large number of police were deployed.