The occasions organised to mark 140th beginning anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh’s uncle Ajit Singh, who led the Padgi Sambhal Jatta motion towards anti-farmer legal guidelines enacted by British rulers in 1907, drew giant gatherings throughout Haryana Tuesday. The occasions have been a part of the “Pagdi Sambhal Diwas” organised on the decision of Samyukta Kisan Morcha.
Many among the many farmers equate the continuing agitation towards the agri legal guidelines with Pagri Sambhal Jatta motion. The occasions which drew important turnouts have been held in Ratia (Fatehabad), Sirsa, village Chuli Bagdiyan (Hisar), Khatkar toll plaza on Jind-Patiala freeway, Badhowal toll plaza on Hisar-Chandigarh freeway in Kaithal district and Kitlana toll plaza on Mahendragarh-Bhiwani freeway.
In Ratia, the occasion was named as “Pagdi Sambhal Jatta Kisan Panchayat”. Right here, Bhagat Singh’s nephew Professor Jagmohan stated, “The present agitation is much like the motion which was launched by Ajit Singh towards Britishers. Now, the persons are combating towards the Modi authorities unitedly.”
Remembering the Pagdi Sambhal Jatta motion in a rally in Chuli Bagdiyan village, Haryana BKU chief Gurna Singh Chaduni stated at the moment too the farmers have been being exploited. Amid slogans of “farmers unity jindabad”, Chaduni stated, “We are going to preserve combating until we win the battle. This isn’t the battle of farmers solely, nevertheless it’s corporates versus public. The legal guidelines are extra dangerous to those that don’t have agricultural land as a result of the businesses might be going to take over the whole meals enterprise. The small merchants might be completed following the introduction of three legal guidelines.”
Alleging that the costs of meals grains will enhance with the removing of the inventory restrict, the farmer chief stated, “Your complete meals grains might be saved within the large godowns, that are being constructed by the corporates. When you’ll flip hungry, you must purchase the meals grains from these godowns solely. 4 years again, the Maharashtra authorities had eliminated the inventory restrict from pulses. That point the corporates had purchased pulses from farmers on the price of Rs 50 per kg however later the identical have been bought on the price of 200 per kg…. one company earned one lakh crore solely by means of the enterprise of pulses. (After three legal guidelines) the costs of ration will enhance identical to the costs of petrol. And also you received’t be capable to do something.”
Underlining how the personal gamers have already affected the federal government establishments, Chaduni stated, “They (BJP leaders) say the federal government mandis will preserve functioning regardless of the introduction of personal mandis. Earlier, the personal faculties have been launched to compete with the federal government faculties. The place are authorities faculties now? You could have seen the situation of presidency faculties now. Non-public hospitals have been opened to compete with the federal government hospitals. At present, (you realize) what sort of remedy is obtainable in authorities hospitals. Likewise, the personal (telecom) corporations had come to compete with the BSNL. The place is BSNL in the present day? When the personal mandis will come to compete with the federal government mandis, the federal government mandis will stand collapsed routinely.”