CHANDIGARH: Becoming a member of the farmers to elevate black flags to lodge protest in opposition to the three controversial farm legal guidelines enacted by the Central authorities, Punjab Congress legislator Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday hoisted the black flag at his ancestral residence in Patiala city.
Interesting to each Punjabi to support the farmers, Sidhu, accompanied by his spouse Navjot Kaur, in a video posted on his Twitter deal with, stated: “From the previous three a long time, Indian farmers are frightened due to rising money owed and dropping revenue.
“Farmers have been lied to, and now these new black legal guidelines have proved to be the final nail within the coffin.
“I protest in opposition to these legal guidelines, and stand in solidarity with my father and brothers.”
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella physique of over 40 farmer unions, has introduced it can observe Could 26 as ‘black day’ to mark six months of their protest at Delhi’s borders in opposition to the farm legal guidelines.
Farmer chief Balbir Singh Rajewal has appealed to individuals to elevate black flags at their homes, autos and outlets on Could 26 to lodge the protest.
Sidhu’s protest is opposite to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh’s stand who has urged the state’s outstanding farm union the BKU (Ekta-Ugrahan) not to go forward with their proposed sit-in protest, which may flip right into a “super-spreader of the contagion” amidst the pandemic.
He stated his authorities was the primary to cross modification legal guidelines within the state Meeting to negate the farm legal guidelines.