Farmer agitation enters 37th day, peasants welcome new year at Delhi borders

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New Delhi, Jan 1 : The farmer agitation at the Singhu Border of national capital on Friday continued for 37th day, while more peasants joined the counterparts for extending support to the movement with their eyes now on January 4 talks, while several people reached Singhu border to welcome new year with farmers.

Farmers were seen cheering each other on the occasion of new year to stay strong for their movement amid the chilling cold wave condition, wherein mercury dropped to 1.1 degrees C this morning in Delhi.

As per local sources, many farmers expected repealing of the farm laws, and waited for January 4 with a positive hope, else the stir would be stepped up further, they said.

New batches of farmers from Punjab, Rajasthan and many other states have started reaching the borders of the national capital.

People from farmer organizations are coming with tractor trolleys. They are also bringing ration and drinking water supplies with them.

Apart from youth, women and children are also in the new batch.

Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Committee chief Manjinder Singh Sirsa also reached Singhu border while langar was organised by the DSGMC for people on new year.

The service of providing food and other amenities was set up the DSGMC, Sirsa informed.

Farmers were seen organising prayers, kirtans where people took part.

On January 4, discussion will continue on the legal aspect of MSP and other issues.

Meanwhile, Delhi borders including Singhu, Auchandi and other points continued to remain shut due to the farmers protests.

Meanwhile, All India Kisan Sabha spokesman said the government has been calling for ending the agitation. But the agitation would not be withdrawn till all the demands were met.


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