Farmers at Singhu border

9 months into protest, farmers remain committed to cause

9 months into protest, farmers remain committed to cause

August 26, 2021

On November 26, 2020, when the first tractor, a green Massey Fergusson driven by Jalandhar-based farmer Gurdeep Singh, leading thousands of other tractors and farm vehicles from various states in north India, breached multiple police barricades and finally arrived at its destinat...

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‘Kisan Sansad’ at Jantar Mantar, aims to create farmers’ parliament

‘Kisan Sansad’ at Jantar Mantar, aims to create farmers’ parliament

July 22, 2021

As the farmers’ protest against three farm laws rammed through the Parliament last year by the government without any debate enters its eighth month, the farmers have upped the ante on their by and large peaceful protest to pressure ruling party as well as opposition parliament...

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Protesting farmers make Singhu Border their home away from home

Protesting farmers make Singhu Border their home away from home

May 13, 2021

“There is a memorable event from our village where a liquor shop had opened in 1987. So our mothers and grandmothers got together and protested against the liquor shop. That protest went on for one year and for what? Just for a liquor shop. After a year, the women won the battl...

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Vendors at Singhu border market support farmers despite disruptions

Vendors at Singhu border market support farmers despite disruptions

December 30, 2020

 For well over a month now, life at Singhu border has been disrupted as residents of the area find themselves surrounded by thousands of protesting farmers and policemen. Many vendors at the local market are amongst the worst hit as their traditional customers avoid the market...

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Martyrdom Day observed to honour farmers killed during farm protest

Martyrdom Day observed to honour farmers killed during farm protest

December 21, 2020

“The farmers who have sacrificed their lives as part of the ongoing protests have set an example for thousands of others. Instead of breaking our morale or creating fear or worry in our minds about the future, it has reinforced our belief in our fight and that the fight is just...

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