Post Tagged with: "Farm Laws Repeal"

Salute massive Commemorative protest of Bhartiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan) at Delhi Border

Salute massive Commemorative protest of Bhartiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan) at Delhi Border

BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) commemorated the annual anniversary of Delhi Morcha at Pakaura Chowk, New Delhi with a huge historic public rally, constituting around 50000 persons. A most illustrative example of a festival of the masses and the consistency of revolutionary political practice of the BKU(Ugrahan) who exhibited the spirit of an army battalion. Without doubt one of the most outstanding[Read More…]

by 27/11/2021 0 comments India
The Indian Farmers Defend the Rights of Farmers Everywhere

The Indian Farmers Defend the Rights of Farmers Everywhere

On November 19, 2021, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “[W]e have decided to repeal all three agricultural laws.” The prime minister was referring to the three agriculture laws that were rushed through the parliament in 2020. During his speech to announce the rollback, Modi told the farmers that they “should return to [their] homes, fields and to [their] families. Let’s make a[Read More…]

by 25/11/2021 0 comments India
Meeting commemorating Banda Bhadur Singh on June 7th

Now, talks best bet for MSP, reforms

The three farmer laws, that were once named “reform package,” will go out of statute book through a cabinet resolution and a bill to repeal in Parliament, as promised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. That should have been the end of agitation. The best course for the farmers leaders is to go to negotiation table and press for real reforms[Read More…]

by 25/11/2021 0 comments India
Why Minimum Support Price Should Not Be Separated From the Imperative of Ecologically Protective Farming

Why Minimum Support Price Should Not Be Separated From the Imperative of Ecologically Protective Farming

After the acceptance of the demand for the repeal of three farm laws, the minimum support price (MSP) issue is now the main remaining issue between the government and the farmers’ movement. Unlike the simpler issue of repealing or not repealing the three controversial laws the MSP issue is a more complex issue which needs to be more carefully integrated[Read More…]

by 25/11/2021 0 comments India
A Turning Point in Sight?

A Turning Point in Sight?

Like many others I also scanned closely the video of the Prime Minister making the ‘historic’ announcement on the farm bills. But I did not find a speck of sincere contrition and remorse in it.His eyes distant and his tone studiedly lofty,he was expressing a strategic and perhaps temporary withdrawal.Explaining the repeal as a failure to convince a minority of[Read More…]

by 22/11/2021 0 comments India
Farmers have won a historic battle but must guard against complacency

Farmers have won a historic battle but must guard against complacency

I wholeheartedly salute the victory of the farmers in resisting the iron feet of oppression confronting the three Agricultural bills enforced by the neo-fascist Bharatiya Janata party .To me it will win a permanent place in the annals of Indian history  amongst the struggles withstanding tyranny, resurrecting the spirit of the anti-colonial Struggle. The farmers took grit and courage to[Read More…]

by 22/11/2021 0 comments India
Further Concerns of Peasant Movement amidst Victory Celebrations

Further Concerns of Peasant Movement amidst Victory Celebrations

At last that day has arrived for which lakhs of farmers were undergoing trials with patience and resolute determination for the past one and a half year. The Prime Minister himself had to announce the acceptance of their most prominent demands. This announcement was listened most attentively by the peasants of the country and all the working people sympathetic to[Read More…]

by 22/11/2021 0 comments India
It’s Fourth Time Narendra Modi has gone on the back foot

It’s Fourth Time Narendra Modi has gone on the back foot

Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally apologized to the nation when he announced on TV to repeal three Farm laws that he vociferously defended for the past year saying “Today, I apologize if some farmers did not understand what we wanted to do through the farm laws. We have decided to repeal the three farm laws. We will withdraw all these three[Read More…]

by 21/11/2021 0 comments India
Let us learn from our farmers!!

Let us learn from our farmers!!

Our farmers know the way, go the way and show the way! Thanks to their relentless struggle and their great sacrifices, for all of us – the three anti-farmer laws have finally been repealed. For more than a year now – with blood, sweat, toil and tears, their protest has continued unceasingly. In heat and cold, in the pouring rain[Read More…]

by 20/11/2021 1 comment India
Repealing the farm laws – Political decision with an eye on upcoming elections in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab

Repealing the farm laws – Political decision with an eye on upcoming elections in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab

The announcement for repealing the three notorious farm laws that were passed by Parliament, by the Prime Minister is definitely a big victory for the farmers movement and those who have been protesting against these unjust laws for the last one year. The government failed to the extent that BJP lost one of its oldest allies Akali Dal at that[Read More…]

by 20/11/2021 0 comments India
Meeting commemorating Banda Bhadur Singh on June 7th

A “Relli” poet’s tribute to the Farmers

Dear Shri Yogendra Yadav, Let me first convey my solidarity and compliments to you and your compatriot farmers for the historic victory against what can be termed as an “anti-people”, undemocratic attempt on the part of today’s political elite to suppress dissent and take unilateral decisions! In a way, the farmers’ victory shows that no power on the earth should[Read More…]

by 20/11/2021 0 comments India
All three agricultural laws were repealed and elections were held

All three agricultural laws were repealed and elections were held

The government has decided to repeal all the three agricultural laws. The government will also have to clarify its role regarding MSP. This is a great achievement of an unprecedented peaceful movement. On this decision of the government, Rakesh Tikait has said that the agitation will not be withdrawn immediately, let’s wait for the day when the agricultural laws will[Read More…]

by 20/11/2021 0 comments India
Farm Laws Repeal:  A Historic Day For India

Farm Laws Repeal:  A Historic Day For India

On November 19 the Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi announced the important decision of repealing three highly controversial farm laws. This decision should be widely welcomed cutting across narrow narrow political divides. The Prime Minister has  been full of praise for his government’s farm policies and in fact even for the farm laws even while agreeing to repeal[Read More…]

by 19/11/2021 1 comment India
Farm Laws Repeal: Samyukta Kisan Morcha Cautious in Welcoming it

Farm Laws Repeal: Samyukta Kisan Morcha Cautious in Welcoming it

The Prime Minister of India Mr Narendra Modi announced the Government of India’s decision to repeal all three anti-farmer, pro-corporate black laws first brought in as Ordinances in June 2020. He chose to announce this on Guru Nanak Jayanti. Samyukt Kisan Morcha welcomes this decision and will wait for the announcement to take effect through due parliamentary procedures. If this[Read More…]

by 19/11/2021 0 comments India