Farmers’ Protest: BKU Urges Protestors To Postpone Stir Citing Covid Deaths At Singhu Border

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Kisan Union on Thursday urged the farmers protesting towards the farm legal guidelines handed by the Central Authorities final yr to postpone their agitation.

The enchantment got here after two farmers succumbed to Covid-19 close to the Delhi-Haryana Singhu border.

“Two farmers died at Singhu border due to corona. If the farmers keep dying like this then who will agitate? So, I would like to request to the farmers that we must postpone the agitation for the time being looking at the crisis in the country,” ANI quoted Bhopal Singh of Bharatiya Kisan Union (Kisan Sarkar) as saying.

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Earlier on Wednesday, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) had warned the Centre towards testing their endurance and requested the ruling dispensation to provoke a dialogue and settle for their calls for.

Hundreds of farmers, primarily from Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh, are protesting towards the three farm legal guidelines handed by the Parliament on the outskirts of the nationwide capital since November final yr.

There have been 11 rounds of talks up to now between the protesting unions and the federal government however impasse continues because the farmers have regardless of repeated appeals refused to finish their stir whereas demanding the repeal of farm legal guidelines and a authorized assure on the minimal help worth (MSP) for his or her crops.

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