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‘Vijay Diwas’: Feelings run top as farmers bid farewell to Singhu protest web page

By way of PTI

NEW DELHI: Convoys of tractor trolleys bedecked with vegetation and enjoying ‘victory songs’ on Saturday rolled out of the Singhu protest web page, as farmers head house after over a yr of agitation on the Delhi-Haryana border, which for lots of had grow to be house.

Ahead of bidding farewell to Singhu, some farmers carried out ‘havans’ and sang ‘kirtans’, and a few danced to ‘bhangra’ songs to mark the day as ‘Vijay Diwas’.

Farmers, principally from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, had accrued right here in huge numbers on November 26 ultimate yr to protest towards 3 central farm rules and insist their withdrawal.

The rules have been repealed ultimate month by means of Parliament and after the federal government additionally conceded to different calls for of the farmers, together with a panel for prison ensure on MSP, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha on Thursday introduced suspension of the protest.

Feelings ran top, as farmers hugged and congratulated every different at the good fortune in their motion, and likewise promised to stay bonds solid all through the previous yr intact.

“It’s an emotional second for us. We by no means concept it’ll be this tough to return house as we have now established a deep reference to the folk and where. This agitation might be in our reminiscences without end,” mentioned Gurvinder Singh from Ambala as he ready to depart Singhu, the epicentre of the protest and one of the vital 3 agitation websites, Tikri and Ghazipur being the others, on Delhi’s borders.

Whilst some farmers accrued at a petroleum pump close to the KFC tower on the Singhu border and carried out ‘kirtan’ and presented prayers, others have been observed dismantling tents and serving to in loading them directly to tractor trolleys.

“It’s the blessing of Guru Sahib that we have been a success in forcing the federal government to repeal the 3 black farm rules. So, we’re appearing ‘kirtan’ to thank the almighty and search his blessings,” Harjit Kaur, 60, from Bhatinda mentioned.

Slightly a couple of hundred metres away, a gaggle of children from Punjab celebrated the “victory over the farm rules” and danced to tunes of ‘bhangra’ and Punjabi songs.

Amid blaring tune and revving of tractor engines, gatherings have been additionally observed at ‘langars’ which served breakfast to the returning demonstrators.

“Most certainly it’s our ultimate breakfast right here on the Singhu border in a langar. We can pass over this position extraordinarily,” Sarendra Singh, 24, from Sangrur mentioned as he took a chunk of a bread pakora served within the ‘langar’.

There used to be skinny police presence on the Singhu Border and the ones provide there seemed comfortable.

“We’ve been doing our tasks diligently. The top of the protest will certainly convey aid for commuters and locals,” a police respectable, who didn’t need to be named, mentioned.

On November 29, a invoice used to be handed in Parliament to repeal the rules, one of the vital major calls for of the farmers.

Then again, the farmers refused to finish their protest, hard that the federal government fulfil their different calls for that incorporated prison ensure on MSP and withdrawal of police circumstances towards them.

Because the Centre authorised the pending calls for, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella frame of 40 farm unions spearheading the stir, suspended the farmers’ motion.

The invoice used to be handed to repeal the Farmers’ Produce Business and Trade (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers’ (Empowerment and Coverage) Settlement on Worth Assurance and the Farm Products and services Act, 2020 and the Very important Commodities (Modification) Act, 2020.

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