Topic: farmers protest
The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has announced that it will launch “Mission Uttar Pradesh” from February 3 against the governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the poll-bound state.
As the Election Commission on Saturday announced dates for Assembly polls in five states, farmer leaders said that people are unhappy with the BJP and it will play a decisive role in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh elections.
Speaking to Maktoob, Navkiran Natt, co-editor of Trolley Times, a newsletter that sprouted during farmers' protests, shared how they wanted a space to defend the misleading narratives spread by "Godi media".
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi has skipped the rally in Punjab’s Ferozepur, as the “road was blocked by some protestors,” Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, while addressing a press conference, clarified that there were neither any security lapses nor any attempt to attack PM Modi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has skipped the rally in Punjab’s Ferozepur, as "road was blocked by some protestors," a statement by the Ministry of Home Affairs said.
At least 22 farmers organisations who were a part of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) that led the year-long historic protest against Narendra Modi government's farm laws, floated a political outfit Saturday and announced that they will contest all the 117 seats in the upcoming state Assembly polls.