(ANSA) – NEW DELHI, NOV 22 – Indian peasants do not stop: the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, Skm, (United Farmers’ Front), an organization to which 40 trade unions from all over the country adhere, has announced that it will not cancel the planned initiatives before Premier Modi’s announcement, until the disputed reform is officially canceled.
The camps on the outskirts of the capital where tens of thousands of farmers have lived since November 2020 will not be dismantled; tomorrow a rally was organized in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, on November 26 there will be a demonstration in New Delhi.
The SMK has sent the government an open letter with six requests: from the approval of the law restoring the minimum guaranteed price (MSP), to the withdrawal of the Electricity Amendment Bill, to the cancellation of the fines for burning the stubble. The peasants are also asking the government to cancel all proceedings against the demonstrators, compensation for the families of peasants who died during the protests and the resignation of the Undersecretary Ajay Kumar Mishra, whose son is being investigated for the Lakhimpur Kheri riots of 3 October, when eight people, including four farmers, were hit by a motorcade while demonstrating. (HANDLE).
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