A bunch of farmers agitating in opposition to the three central farm legal guidelines have been on Tuesday tear-gassed and stopped from continuing in the direction of the residences of Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala and Power Minister Ranjit Singh Chautala in Sirsa.
The police lobbed tear fuel shells and likewise used water cannons in opposition to the farmers close to the Ram Leela Ground in Sirsa metropolis after they tried to cross police barricades on a street resulting in the Mr Chautala clan homes barely 200 meters away.
Unable to proceed to Mr Chautalas’ homes, the farmers sat on a dharna on Sirsa-Barnala Highway within the state and accused the 2 state authorities ministers from the Mr Chautala clan of sullying the picture of farmers ”messiah” Devi Lal.
Before beginning their march in the direction of Mr Chautalas’ homes, the farmers belonging to 17 completely different peasants” organisations had held a ‘mahapanchayat” on the Ram Leela Ground below the aegis of Haryana Kisan Manch to protest the three farm reform legal guidelines.
Prominent amongst those that took half within the assembly included Haryana Bhartiya Kisan Union chief Gurnam Singh, Swaraj India’s Yogendra Yadav and state Kisan Manch president Prahalad Singh.
After the assembly, a number of farmers from the 17 outfits headed in the direction of the Mr Chautalas’ residences however their bid was foiled by police.
Giving vent to his anger in opposition to the uncle-nephew duo from the Mr Chautala clan, Bhartiya Kisan Union chief Gurnam Singh lamented that whereas late Deputy Prime Minister Devi Lal all the time fought for farmers, each Ranjit Chautala and his nephew Dushyant Chautala have been busy “enjoying pleasures of power”, “ignoring” farmers” pursuits.
“Both Dushyant and Ranjit Chautala are bringing disrespect to the name of farmers ”massiah” Devi Lal by misusing his name in the garb of the peasantry,” stated Haryana Kisan Manch president Prahalad Singh.
Asserting that the Centre’s farm legal guidelines have been anti-farmer, Yogendra Yadav demanded resignations of the uncle-nephew duo from the state authorities.
Gurnam Singh stated a gathering of representatives of assorted farmers’ organisations will quickly be convened to chalk out a programme to accentuate the farmers” agitation all around the nation.
Meanwhile, MLA Abhay Singh Chautala condemned using tear fuel shells and water cannons on protesting farmers by the police.