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700 vehicles will depart Punjab for Tikri today | India News


BATHINDA / PATIALA: A caravan of farmers of at least 700 vehicles, including tractors, cars, buses and other means of transportation, will march towards the Tikri border in Delhi on Sunday “to reinforce the agitation” against the three agricultural laws.
BKU (Ekta Ugraha) Punjab Secretary General SS Kokarikalan said: “At our meeting on Saturday, we decided to call for a farmers’ march to Delhi from the Khanauri border. More than 10,000 farmers will come to Tikri. We will carry enough ration with us. The gathering on the Tikri border is huge, but more farmers have been asked to mobilize and reach the site of the protest. ” He added that a large part of the farmers from the districts of Sangrur, Bathinda, Mansa, Barnala, Patiala and Moga will participate in the march.
“This time, farmers cannot move from the Dabawali border,” he said in Patiala.
Meanwhile, a day after a mob stoned and clashed with activists from the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee, which has been accused of the January 26 violence in Delhi, BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) on Saturday dispatched hundreds of its activists from the border from Tikri to Singhu to support KMSC.
However, the police stopped them almost 5 km from Narela and did not allow them to continue. BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) Secretary Shingara Singh Mann described this as an attempt by the police to provoke the farmers again.
BKU (Ekta Ugrahan), one of Punjab’s largest agricultural groups, and Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, which is leading the upheaval, distanced themselves from KMSC after the latter was accused of violence during the Republic Day tractor parade. Mann said they decided to help KMSC activists after they were attacked by more than 150 people on Friday.
On Friday, several village gurdwaras made announcements to reach Delhi’s borders after reports of attacks on farmers came in. A large number of farmers had already arrived in Delhi on Friday and Saturday.
Ekta Ugrahan’s support for the KMSC protesters on the Delhi border came about because he received no help from activists at the SKM camp. The KMSC camp is located only about 100 meters from the SKM, but is separated by a small area barricaded by the Delhi police.

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