As farm outfits make preparations for tractor parade in Delhi on the Republic Day, they’re additionally taking steps to make sure that feelings among the many youth specifically are saved in verify and don’t spark any rigidity on the bottom. Sources mentioned that kids who’re desperate to reach Delhi for the R-Day protest really feel that the day can be decisive for the continued protest.
Farmer outfits expect that over a lakh tractors from Punjab to reach in Delhi by January 23 and already hundreds of tractors of there on the protest web site.
Not solely farm activists, however a lot of youths having no reference to any farm organisation are going to take part within the R-Day parade.
“We have been conducting day and night meetings in the villages and educating the youth particularly those who are not the members of any farm organisation to remain in the proper conduct during the R-Day parade as they (youth) think that on that day everything would be settled down and government will give some firm decision regarding farmers’ protest,” mentioned Jagsir Singh, BKU (Ugrahan) chief from Bathinda, including that the youth ought to know that peaceable agitations are extra productive and fruitful then displaying desperation.
“The youth who are part of farm organisations are already aware of how peacefully the farm organisations do their protests for days, weeks, months together…We are telling them that whatever be the situation whether the government would give any decision or not on that day, our main purpose is to take out the peaceful tractor march and to continue our protest peacefully in future also till the time our demands are not met…We have become very vigilant and have appointed volunteers not only at the Delhi border but also for our tractor parade so that no outsider can enter our march with ulterior motive to sabotage or to instigate the youth participating in the march,” he mentioned.
It is learnt that in numerous villages the youth are making ready their tractors to get to Delhi and they’re fairly offended with the federal government for its detached perspective in opposition to the farmers sitting on roads for the previous about two months within the harsh winter season.
Another chief of BKU (Ugrahan) from Sangrur shared the identical feeling and mentioned that their total effort is to maintain the youth below management quite than taking increasingly more folks to Delhi for the tractor march.
“When our parents and our near and dear ones are sitting on roads, and around 100 farmers have already lost their lives, then for how long can one keep quiet… and we have decided to raise our voice even louder during the R-Day parade. I have already fixed a powerful speaker on my tractor to vent out my feelings during the parade,” mentioned Parminder Singh, a youth from village Kheri in district Sangrur.
“We are telling youth that every protest has its sanctity. Peaceful and democratic protests can yield great results. We are quoting examples from the past struggles in our meetings with the youth,” mentioned a pacesetter of Bharat Naujwan Sabha.
The leaders of ladies wings, Lok Morchas Punjab, have additionally been educating the youth to be below code of conduct through the parade.
Satnam Singh Sahni, basic secretary of BKU (Doaba), mentioned that a lot of youths are able to take part within the R-Day parade and have readied their tractors. “We have made it clear that everything will go on in a democratic and peaceful manner because youth are over-enthusiastic and want a firm reply from the government which is delaying the matter,” he mentioned.
Sahni mentioned that round 20,000 tractors are going from Doaba and Majha areas for the parade, and nearly 1 lakh tractors can be collaborating from Malwa, which is the biggest area of the state having 14 out of 22 districts.
He mentioned that hundreds of tractors are additionally coming from Haryana, Rajasthan and UP.