Ghazipur Border

From Gandhi to Guevara, all present at farmers’ protest

From Gandhi to Guevara, all present at farmers’ protest

March 15, 2021

For 66-year-old Kuldeep Singh from Uttar Pradesh’s Balrampur, reading is a new found love. He spends most of his day reading newspapers, magazines or short stories of famous Hindi author Premchand, and when he feels demotivated – a biography of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, a freedom...

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Weather has changed, not our demands: Farmers at Ghazipur border

Weather has changed, not our demands: Farmers at Ghazipur border

March 13, 2021

The ongoing farmers’ protest against the three farm laws at Delhi borders, which recently completed 100 days, has formed new solidarities across castes and communities at the Ghazipur border, say the protesting farmers. Calling themselves the ‘soldiers of Tikait’ (Rakesh Ti...

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“Is police here to protect us or forcibly evict us?” ask farmers at Ghazipur border

“Is police here to protect us or forcibly evict us?” ask farmers at Ghazipur border

January 29, 2021

A day after the chaos at Red Fort and ITO when protesting farmers clashed with police, the mood was tense at various protest sites on the borders of Delhi. There was confusion as two minor groups of farmers had decided to withdraw from the protest and the Uttar Pradesh government...

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The peaceful protest that was…

The peaceful protest that was…

January 28, 2021

Till eve of the Republic Day, everything seemed to be going as per plan and meticulous planning has been the one of the most outstanding qualities of the farmers’ protest at Delhi borders. After all, it has taken a whole lot of detailed planning to set up and run with clockwork...

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Misguided path & unexpected turn of events at Ghazipur border

Misguided path & unexpected turn of events at Ghazipur border

January 27, 2021

Violence broke out early on Tuesday morning just as the tractor rally of farmers at Ghazipur in eastern Delhi had begun its fateful journey. With batons charge and use of tear gas shells by the police in an attempt to disperse the crowd of approaching tractors, friction had been ...

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