Farmers’ organizations have been demonstrating in different parts of the country for the last several days to protest against these laws. Haryana and Punjab Protesting farmers from many states including Delhi Are stuck on the border of.
Several rounds of meetings have been held to resolve this deadlock, but the result has not been achieved yet.
Cause for protest
What is the issue related to agricultural laws?
The Modi government has brought three laws to improve the agriculture sector, including making provisions for procurement outside government mandis, approving contract farming and ending the storage limit for many grains and pulses.
Many states including Punjab and Haryana Farmer They are strongly opposed to these laws.
He says that through these the government wants to get rid of mandis and the minimum support price (MSP).
Farmers call for shutdown of India
So far, five rounds of negotiations have been held between the government and farmers regarding agricultural laws. Each time the meeting ended unabated.
The next meeting between the two sides will now be held on 9 December. On December 8, a day before this, farmers have called Bharat Bandh.
The farmers had already warned that if the government does not withdraw these laws, then they will stop India on 8 December.
India bandh is getting wide support
Several political parties and other organizations have come out in support of the farmers after the Bharat Bandh call.
Apart from this, players and artists have also raised their voice in favor of this call of farmers.
Leaders of farmer organizations say that after his call on 8 December, a large number of people across the country will support the Bharat Bandh.
Many trade unions have also spoken of supporting the farmers.
Congress came with farmers
The Congress party has announced to support the farmers in Bharat Bandh.
Explaining this, party spokesperson Pawan Kheda said that the Congress has decided to support the Bharat Bandh on 8 December. For this, Congress party workers will stand outside their offices and demonstrate.
He said that Rahul Gandhi is continuously supporting the farmers through tractor rallies and other steps.
AAP and TRS also came out in support of farmers
Apart from Congress, Aam Aadmi Party and Telangana Rashtra Samithi announced on Sunday that they are with the farmers.
Along with these, DMK, CPI (M), CPI, MDMK have also voiced support for farmers.
On the other hand, actor Kamal Haasan has also supported the farmers.
He said that a team of 10 members of his party would come to Delhi and participate in the farmers’ demonstration. This team will accompany the farmers by visiting all the different demonstration venues.
Boxer Vijendra Singh said – I will return the prize if the demands are not met
Olympic medalist Vijender Singh has also reached the Singhu border and has given his support to the farmers. He said that if the government does not accept the demands of the farmers then they will return their Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
Transporters called strike in support of farmers
The strike has been called by the Indian Tourist Transporters Association (ITTA) and the Delhi Goods Transport Association on 8 December in support of the ongoing farmer protests in Delhi.
ITTA chief Satish Sehrawat said that 51 unions have decided to come with the farmers. Farming and trasporting are similar to two sons of a father.
The All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) has also spoken of joining the strike.
Government’s appeal to farmers to step back
I would like to tell all the peasant brothers that the closure of India will cause economic loss to the country, so I will ask them to step back a bit because the way in the leadership of PM Modi Ji worked in the interest of farmers like never before: Central Minister Kailash Chaudhary https://t.co/kUuy7FcmYU
– ANI_HindiNews (@AHindinews) December 6, 2020
Government can call special session of Parliament
Amidst the ever-increasing agitation by the farmers, there are reports that the government may call a special session of Parliament to discuss these issues. Farmer leaders also demanded this.
In response to the question of convening a special session of Parliament to discuss the issues of farmers, senior government sources said that there is a possibility, but no final decision has been taken yet.