The farmer unions contesting the Punjab meeting polls will now not be a part of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), the umbrella physique that spearheaded the agitation towards the now-repealed agri legal guidelines mentioned on Saturday.
SKM leaders, in a press convention after their assembly at Kondli on the Singhu border, additionally mentioned 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 yr.
“Tikait will meet victims, jailed farmers and officers. If there isn’t any progress, a siege could also be laid in Lakhimpur by farmer organisations,” mentioned Yudhvir Singh.
Mr Singh additionally mentioned that the SKM doesn’t agree with farmer organisations collaborating within the election in Punjab and they won’t be a part of it.
“These organisations participating in polls should not a part of SKM. We are going to resolve about our relation with them in a gathering of SKM 4 months later,” he mentioned.
SKM chief Joginder Singh Ugrhan mentioned, “SKM has nothing to do with them.” Two outstanding leaders of the SKM Gurnam Singh Chadhuni and Balbir Singh Rajewal, who have been a part of the year-long anti-farm legislation protests at Delhi borders final yr, have joined the fray in Punjab.
Mr Chaduni has shaped his personal political social gathering. 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 beneath the management of Balbir Singh Rajewal.
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