Samyukta Kisan Morcha threatens stir over arrests tied to 2020-21 farmers protest | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: Citing the recent cases of farmer leaders being detained or arrested for criminal cases imposed on them during the farmers’ movement outside Delhi, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) announced that it will relaunch “a massive, peaceful mass struggle to confront any vengeful action against farmers by the Centre”, reports Mohua Chatterjee. The three contentious farm bills that were finally withdrawn in November 2021 after massive resistance form the agitating farmers.
SKM, the umbrella organisation of farmers, said, “SKM leader and general secretary of Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) Yudhvir Singh was arrested on November 29, 2023 on the ground that he is accused in cases related to 2020-21 farmers agitation.Later, after strong protest from farmer leaders, Delhi Police released him.”
“We will organise a campaign on this issue. SKM delegations will meet district collectors on December 11 and also submit a letter to the President, demanding no action be allowed against the movement,” SKM leaders said.


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