‘Hats off to all of you’: Diljit Dosanjh attends farmers’ protest, says whole country with farmers
After spreading his support for the cause of protesting farmers on social media, leading to a nasty feud with actor Kangana Ranaut, singer and actor Diljit Dosanjh joined the farmers’ protest at the border on Saturday. Singhu and addresses the protesters from the stage. “We have only one request for the Center … please comply with the demands of our farmers. Everyone is sitting here in peace and the whole country is with the farmers, ”Diljit said. Diljit’s presence at the meeting came as a surprise as Delhi police said they had no prior information about Diljit when he arrived at the scene from Haryana.
The protesting farmers previously decided that they would not allow any politicians to speak from their platform.
Praising farmers for embarking on this ‘Dilli Chalo’ protest amid icy police resistance, the singer said, “The farmers have created a new story. This story would be told to future generations. Farmers’ problems should not be diverted by anyone. “
Diljit’s visit to the Singhu border comes as crucial talks between farmers’ union leaders and Centreal ministers take place in Vigyan Bhawan. The general protest against the three agricultural laws that farmers fear will coporatize agriculture gained momentum on Saturday when farmers from Bilaspur, Uttarakhand reached the UP-Delhi border.
The Center has reiterated that it is open to addressing all concerns raised by farmers. Union leaders are also tough on their point that they won’t settle for anything other than the withdrawal of the laws. They have made it clear that they do not want any amendments.
Farmers announced a ‘Bharat Bandh’ on December 8 on Friday and threatened to intensify their unrest and block more roads leading to the national capital if the government does not accept their demands.