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HomeIndiaFarmers' Physique Says Unions Contesting Punjab Polls No Longer Half Of It

Farmers’ Physique Says Unions Contesting Punjab Polls No Longer Half Of It

Two outstanding leaders of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha have joined the ballot fray in Punjab.

New Delhi:

The farmer unions contesting the Punjab meeting polls will not be a part of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), the umbrella physique that spearheaded the agitation in opposition to the now-repealed agri legal guidelines stated on Saturday.

SKM leaders, in a press convention after their assembly at Kondli on the Singhu border, additionally stated that BKU chief Rakesh Tikait will go to Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh for 3 days in January to press for sacking of Union Minister Ajay Mishra whose son is accused of mowing down protesting farmers final 12 months.

“Tikait will meet victims, jailed farmers and officials. If there is no progress, a siege may be laid in Lakhimpur by farmer organisations,” stated Yudhvir Singh.

Mr Singh additionally stated that the SKM doesn’t agree with farmer organisations taking part within the election in Punjab and they won’t be a part of it.

“Those organisations taking part in polls are not part of SKM. We will decide about our relation with them in a meeting of SKM four months later,” he stated.

SKM chief Joginder Singh Ugrhan stated, “SKM has nothing to do with them.” Two outstanding leaders of the SKM Gurnam Singh Chadhuni and Balbir Singh Rajewal, who had been a part of the year-long anti-farm regulation protests at Delhi borders final 12 months, have joined the fray in Punjab.

Mr Chaduni has shaped his personal political get together. The Punjab unit of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) has shaped Samyukt Samaj Morcha to contest the Punjab meeting elections.

The Samyukt Samaj Morcha comprising a number of farmer organisation has introduced contesting the election underneath the management of Balbir Singh Rajewal.

(Apart from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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