Kisan Maha Panchayat firm on calls for, protests to continue – Lucknow News

The Sanyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella organisation of the farmers’ unions, mentioned that their protests would continue until their calls for, together with assure for minimal assist worth and dismissal of Union Minister Ajay Misra Teni, have been met.

Addressing 1000’s of farmers from a number of states, BKU spokesperson Rakesh Tikait mentioned, “Our ‘andolan’ is not going to end till all our demands are met. We will hold similar panchayats across the country and those who think that the issue is over, are sadly mistaken.”

He mentioned that MSP assure was their foremost demand.

“We want to make the minimum support price (MSP) that is based on the formula of C2+50 per cent (means 50 per cent above the cost of production) as a legal right for all crops and for all farmers. In our letter, we have reminded the Prime Minister that it was a committee under his chair that had in 2011 recommended this to the then Prime Minister and his government later announced it in Parliament too,” mentioned Tikait.

A lot of farmers on the Maha Panchayat got here from Lakhimpur Kheri and the problem of the October 3 incident wherein 4 farmers have been allegedly mowed down by an SUV belonging to Union Minister Ajay Misra Teni’s son Ashish Misra, figured prominently on the Maha Panchayat.

The farmers demanded the dismissal and arrest of the minister who can also be an accused within the case. His son Ashish Misra is already in jail.

Tikait mentioned that he had learnt that the federal government was bringing a brand new coverage on dairy growth and the farmers needed that they need to be consulted on the problem.

He mentioned that the subsequent assembly of the farmers could be held on Delhi borders on November 26.

The farmers, in the meantime, demanded land at Singhu border for a memorial in reminiscence of farmers who had misplaced their lives through the agitation.

Tikait additionally sought compensation for the households of deceased farmers.

The different calls for included withdrawal of the Power Regulation Amendment Bill, withdrawal of all circumstances associated to the Delhi border agitation and stubble burning.

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Sunday put forth six situations in an open letter to the Prime Minister and threatened to continue the agitation if the federal government failed to talk about these with the farmers.

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