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Bhim’s army chief Chandrashekhar Azad and Dalit organizations join protesting farmers in Delhi | India News

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NEW DELHI: Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad and several Dalit organizations from Haryana joined farmers camping on the borders of Delhi as they observed ‘Constitution Salvation Day’ and ‘Kisan Bahujan Ekta Diwas ‘on the occasion of the anniversary of the birth of BR Ambedkar on Wednesday, Samyukta Kisan Morcha. (SKM) said.
While Dalit organizations in Haryana joined the farmers’ protest on the Tikri border, Azad and a large group of workers from the Punjab Mazdoor NREGA Association went to the Singhu border, he said.
Thousands of farmers, mostly from Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh, have been camping at three Delhi border points – Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur – demanding the repeal of the three agricultural laws enacted by the Center in September of the year. past.
“The current government and the RSS-BJP are manipulating and destroying the Constitution in the name of reforms. This pattern is dangerous for both the economy and society. The current peasant movement has not only tried to save the Constitution but is a more effort to fight for the solid implementation of the Constitution, “the SKM, a joint front of farmers’ unions, said in a statement.
He also accused the government of implementing a “divide and rule policy” by dividing the working class into various classes, and asserted that farmers and workers are united against the current “business-government nexus.”
“The marketing system and the adequate minimum support price (MSP) is the greatest freedom for farmers. In the same way, the minimum wage and respectful work of workers protect them from exploitation. Currently, both sectors they have been attacked by the central government.
“Not only the Essential Commodity Act (Amendment), but the other two agricultural laws will also affect the economy of Dalit Bahujans in general. Today, workers and farmers understand this well and are fighting together against these policies,” the statement said.
The Center says the new farm laws will free farmers from middlemen, giving them more options to sell their crops.
The protesting farmers, however, say the laws would pave the way to remove the MSP’s safety cushion and end the ‘mandi’ (wholesale market) system, leaving them at the mercy of large corporations. PTI MG TIR

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