“The brutal suppression of the rights of the country’s farmers through the enactment of laws that take away their power has sparked unrest across the country for the past eight months. Farmers’ rights to their land and products are sacrosanct and must be protected The agricultural laws of the government must be repealed and farmers must be listened to, “Suresh wrote to the general secretary of Lok Sabha.
This comes on the day when farmers will hold a protest today in Delhi’s Jantar Mantar, demanding the removal of three new agricultural laws.
Farmers have been protesting on the different borders of the national capital since November 26 last year against the three recently enacted agricultural laws: Trade in Agricultural Products and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act of 2020; the Agreement on the Empowerment and Protection of Farmers Price guarantee and the Agricultural Services Act 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act 2020.
So far, there have been several rounds of talks between the Center and peasant leaders to break the stalemate between the two parties