With Protests completing its 100 days, the farmers have planned to observe today March 6 as a ‘Black Day’. The protesting farmers who have been protesting for repealing of Centre’s three farm laws will also conduct chakka jam at the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway for five hours today as their demonstration.
The chakka jam at KMP Expressway will start at 11 am and end at 3 pm. Farmers have ensured for a peaceful blockage on the highway.
Restating the demands of farmers a farmer union leader, Dhiraj Singh said, “Our protest will be peaceful and no harm will be done to any person or property. The chakka jam at KMP Expressway will start at 11 am and will end by 3 pm.”
“It is a mark of protest against the three farm bills which we want the government to repeal immediately,” said Singh.
The Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said they are ready to protest as long it is needed to get their demands fulfilled.
“We are completely prepared. Unless and until the government listens to us and meets our demands, we will not move from here,” said Tikait.
After more than 10 rounds of talks between the farmer unions and the government no agreement has been finalized, and the farmers have denied to disperse from the protesting sites until their demands are fulfilled.
Heavy security have been deployed before the farmers plan to block KMP Expressway today.
After the three months of occupancy the three protesting sites Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri have been developed into townships occupied by the tens of thousands of farmers from across the country, majorly of Punjab, western Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.