Farmer Protest : Bundelkhand farmers to join stir in Delhi

Banda, Dec 4 : The Bundelkhand Kisan Union (BKU) has announced its support to the farmers’ demand for convening a special session of Parliament to repeal the Centre’s three farm laws.

“The three laws passed by the Union government are anti-farmers. They will not help farmers in any way and will only force them to commit suicide,” said BKU president Vimal Kumar.

He said that the government should immediately convene a special session of the Parliament and withdraw all the three controversial laws and set up a ‘Krishi Ayog consisting only of agriculture scientists and farmers,” Kumar said.

He said about 500 farmers of the Bundelkhand region are reaching Delhi on Friday to in the famers’ agitation.

“If the government does not announce the withdrawal of these laws, they will step up the agitation for a decisive battle,” he said.

He also alleged that the Banda district administration had been trying to intimidate him on phone and prevent farmers from reaching Delhi.

IANS

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