Farm laws repeal: ‘We will be in Singhu again. But this time, on a happy note: we won’
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Farm laws repeal: ‘We will be in Singhu again. But this time, on a happy note: we won’

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November 21, 2021

For a year, farmers and their families, mainly from Punjab, camped at Delhi’s border protesting against the farm laws. After the Prime Minister announced a repeal, The Indian Express retraces their journey: from the village where the spark of an agitation was lit to one where the earliest death was recorded. Along the way, she meets some women who led from the front, shaped the groundswell — and got the Centre to yield


New Delhi, 21 November 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, It began with a small motorcycle rally that wound its way through the lanes of the village. That was on June 7, 2020. The entire country was under a lockdown to control the pandemic, but in Duggan, a village in Sangrur district of Punjab, there was something else that agitated the villagers: a couple of days ago, three farm ordinances had been promulgated by the President of India and some of the villagers, among them over a 1,000 retired government employees, thought it was important to educate the small farmers of the village about the “dangers” in the proposed laws.

Source - The Indian Express

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