Farmers’ Protest: Agitating farmers observe ‘Black Day’ to mark 6 months of stir

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Published: May 26,2021 01:15 PM
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Agitating farmers have gathered at three protest sites on Wednesday to observe nationwide ‘Black Day’ and hoisted black flag.

May 26. 2021: Farmers protesting against the three farm laws passed by the Centre pushed through Parliament in the month of September have gathered at three protest sites on Wednesday to observe nationwide ‘Black Day’ and hoisted black flag. The day coincides with the completion of six months of the farmers’ protest around the capital’s borders. 



The Bharatiya Kisan Union spokesperson Rakesh Tikait assured that the protests will be carried out peacefully in adherence to Covid-19 protocols. Tikait informed that people were expressing their support to the farmers by hoisting black flags at their homes, on their tractors or other vehicles.



People were seen gathered in the morning at the border area to protest against the farm laws that were enacted in September last year.



The Samyukta Kisan Morcha on Tuesday had urged people to show their resistance to the Centre and also appealed to them to use social media to the maximum extent to mark the ‘Black Day’.



The protest comes even as Punjab, Haryana and Delhi are observing a lockdown amid rise in COVID-19 cases. 



Earlier this year on Republic Day, the protests led to violence in Delhi in which a huge number of people were injured. Protestors also gathered at the Red Fort to protest against the three farm laws passed by the Indian government.