New Delhi: Farmers protesting against the three farm laws will take out a tractor parade in the Jind district of Haryana on Independence Day.
Farmers conducted a rehearsal in Uchana Kalan, Jind today and women farmers will be leading the parade.
Talking to ANI, a farmer said that around 5000 vehicles and 20,000 farmers will take part in the parade tomorrow.
‘Tableaux will display the tools used in farming’
Earlier, Satbir Pehalwan Barsola, head of Khera Khap panchayat had said that their tableaux will display the tools used in farming and the national flag along with “Kisan flag” will be put up on farm vehicles.
The farmers will celebrate the 75th Independence Day as “Kisan Mazdoor Azaadi Sangram Diwas”.
Following a national call by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha, farmers across the country will mark the day with tiranga rallies at block and tehsil levels.
“On August 15, Samyukt Kisan Morcha has given a call for all constituents to mark the day as Kisan Mazdoor Azaadi Sangram Diwas, with tiranga marches to be organised on that day. On that day, tractors, motorcycles, cycles, and carts will be taken out in tiranga marches by farmers and workers to block, tehsil, district headquarters or to their nearest Kisan morchas or dharnas. These marches will be taken out with the national flag on the vehicles,” Kavitha Kuruganti of AIKSCC told PTI.
Farmers won’t enter Delhi
The rallies will be taken out nationwide from 11 am to 1 pm.
The farmers will also organise tri-colour marches and programmes at the Delhi borders too, including Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur but will not be entering the national capital.