Not Only News Service: Kamal Preet Singh Pannu of the Sanyukta Kisan Andolan said that the farmers movement will be “taken to victory peacefully”.
“We’ll foil any attempt by the Centre to fail our movement. Govt had made a few small attempts to divide us and instigate people of our movement. But, we will peacefully take this movement towards victory,” he said.
Addressing press and farmers at the Singhu border on Saturday, Kamal Preet Singh Pannu of the Sanyukta Kisan Andolan was quoted by ANI as saying, “On 14 December, all farmer leaders will sit on a fast sharing the same stage at the Singhu border. We want the government to take back the three farm bills, we’re not in favour of amendments. Centre wants to thwart our movement but we’ll continue it peacefully.”
Dungar Singh, a farmer leader from Uttar Pradesh was quoted by ANI as saying, “We want MSP of all our produce including potatoes, sugarcane, grains, vegetables & milk. We don’t want this guarantee in written form but we want a law for MSP now.”
Amid a continuing deadlock between protesting farmers and the Centre over the new farm laws, and in the backdrop of the farmers’ unions’ plans to intensify the stir, reports said that the union representatives will address a press conference at 5.15 pm on Saturday.
The Delhi Police on Saturday increased deployment of personnel and placed more concrete barriers at various border points as farmers have announced that they will intensify their protest against the Centre’s new agri laws, with plans to block the Delhi-Jaipur highway and the Yumuna Expressway.
There is no protest yet on Delhi’s borders with Gurgaon and at other points of National Highway-8 that connects the National Capital with Jaipur, a senior police officer said. (Courtsey: firstpost.com)