The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) will protest against the three farm laws passed by the Central government last year at Jantar Mantar on each working day of Indian parliament till August 13. The farmers will level up their protest against the three agricultural laws which were passed in the last year by demonstrating their dissent at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi.
The permission for the protest against the three farm laws at Jantar Mantar has been granted by The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA). Farmer’s will now hold their protests at Jantar Mantar from Thursday. The permission is granted on the condition that till August 9, 2021 maximum of 200 protesters will be allowed to demonstrate their dissent. Rakesh Tikait, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader confirmed compliance with the conditions. He said that a total of two hundred farmers will go to the Jantar Mantar daily. Delhi’s lieutenant-governor Anil Baijal allowed a bus for the farmers.
The farmers are planning to hold ‘Kisan Sansads’ on each working day of the Parliament. Rakesh Tikait said that he and 8 others will leave for the Singhu border and then go to Jantar Mantar to monitor parliament proceedings.
The authority has asked the protesting farmers to comply with the covid 19 protocol and follow the norms while maintaining a peaceful movement. The parliament will be deployed with heavy security.
The protest will continue till the end of the monsoon session. The BKU leader Rakesh Tikait said that no farmer will go to the national capital “secretly” from the Ghazipur border. He asked the authorities to relax the norms for the local residents. He also added that farmers will adhere to the permission granted.
Lieutenant Governor of Delhi granted his permission for a “staggered protest” at Jantar Mantar every day from July 22 to August 9, between 11 am to 5 pm. The protests will not be allowed on two days Saturdays and Sundays.