50 NRIs Come to Singhu and Offer Help to Farmers | India News
A farmer prepares coffee for other farmers during a protest against the new agricultural laws, at Singhu Border in New Delhi (PTI)
BATHINDA: Up to 50 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from Canada, the US, the United Kingdom and Australia arrived at the Singhu border in Delhi on Wednesday to support agricultural groups protesting against the three new agricultural laws introduced by the Center . The NRIs, who offered material and monetary support to the protesters, said they were astonished by the resistance of the farmers.
Toronto-based IT engineer Surinder Mavi, who posted a video clip on December 19 urging NRIs to reach the Singhu border on December 30, said: “Although we had been holding protests in the countries where we are based, We wanted to participate in the sustained fight against the ‘black laws’ also on the borders of Delhi. Consequently, groups of NRIs from different countries came to the protest site and were overwhelmed to see the determination of the farmers not to settle for nothing less than the repeal of the laws. all support for them. ”
The NRIs met with the protesters and heard their stories. The Vice President of the Kirti Kisan Union, Rajinder Singh, said: “The protest is receiving immense support from people living in various countries.”