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Farmers will mark today 6 months of commotion with the ‘Black Day’ | India News


NEW DELHI: Emboldened by the outcome of their turmoil in Hisar, where the district administration finally agreed to withdraw the FIRs against farmers on Monday, farm unions protesting the three core farm laws have mobilized their supporters to observe a ‘Day Negro ‘across the country hoisting black flags at protest sites on the Delhi borders and in many parts of the country on Wednesday.
The day coincides with the end of six months of protests by farmers around the capital’s borders.
“There will be no crowds or public gatherings and no one will march towards Delhi on ‘Black Day’. Farmers and supporters of our cause will simply raise black flags wherever they are, ”said farmer leader Rakesh Tikait of BKU (Tikait). A day after the Hisar episode, Samyukta Kisan Morcha, the joint platform leading the agitation for the repeal of farm laws, urged citizens to show their resistance to the Modi government and urged them to use social media to the fullest to mark the ‘Black Day’.
A large number of farmers had gathered in Krantiman Park in Hisar, demanding that the FIRs against other protesters be withdrawn who were booked for demonstrating in a program attended by Haryana CM ML Khattar in May.
16. Hisar’s divisional commissioner discussed the matter with the peasant leaders and agreed to withdraw all cases.
Twelve parties have supported SKM’s call to observe Black Day. They include Congress, TMC, NCP, DKM, Shiv Sena, SP, JMM, RJD, CPI, CPI (M), and others.

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