Farmers announced these programs from 23 to 27 February to intensify the ongoing movement

The farmers, who are protesting against the three new agricultural laws of the Center, announced to organize several programs on Sunday from 23 to 27 February to intensify their agitation.

They also said that they would soon work out a new strategy to prolong the performance. The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), which is spearheading the protest, told a press conference here that under their proposed program, Pagdi Sambhal Diwas will be observed on 23 February and Daman Virodhi Diwas on 24 February and during this time it will be emphasized that the farmers will be stressed Respect and no oppressive action should be taken against them.

The Morcha said that on 26 February, Youth Farmers Day and on 27 February, Mazdoor Kisan Ekta Day will be celebrated. Farmer leader Yogendra Yadav said, “The government is adopting every repressive measure by arresting, detaining, and registering cases against the protesters. The Singhu border has been fortified and appears to be an international border.”

“Long-term plans for the movement will be discussed in view of the Parliament session starting on March 8 and the strategy will be shared at the next SKM meeting,” he said.

Another leader of the Morcha Darshan Pal also accused the government of repression. He said that 32 of the 122 people arrested by the Delhi Police in connection with violence and sabotage during the tractor parade in the national capital on Republic Day have been granted bail, reports LiveHindustan.

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Aamir Khan is a student at the Centre for Chinese and South-east Asian Studies, JNU, New Delhi. He also works with Hasratein- a Delhi based queer collective. The current area of his academic interest lies in the study of the Chinese language and society.