The Samyukta Kisan Morcha on Tuesday announced that around 500 farmers will participate in peaceful tractor marches to Parliament every day during the Winter Session from November 29 against the Centre’s three agricultural laws, reported PTI.
On November 26, the farmers’ agitation will complete one year. Thousands of farmers have been protesting against the laws, seeking their withdrawal, at Delhi borders since November last year.
In a statement on Tuesday, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of 40 farmer unions, said that it will observe one year of the farmers’ movement on and after November 26 in a “massive way” across the country.
The statement said that the protest is being intensified to increase pressure on the Centre “to force it to concede the demands for which farmers across the country have launched a historic struggle”.
The organisation said that the farmers will hold a sit-in protests if they are stopped during their march, reported NDTV.
On November 5, Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait had indicated that the farmers’ protest could last even five years.
Tikait had said on November 1 that farmers would intensify their protest if the government refused to accept their demands.
“The central government has time till November 26, after that from November 27, farmers will reach the border protest sites…