Punjab Congress leaders led by state president Sunil Jakhar marched as much as the martyr memorial in Chandigarh, and positioned 57 extinguished earthen lamps on floor to spotlight the Centre’s apathy in direction of the lack of treasured 57 farmer lives in the course of the ongoing farmer agitation.
“The Modi authorities has blood on its palms,” Jakhar stated, whereas including that this march and laying of 57 extinguished lamps by the Congress at a befitting martyr memorial within the state capital is to inform the federal government to rise from its deep slumber and repeal the three black farm legal guidelines on the earliest.
“The sacrifice of those farmers won’t go in useless. They’re no much less martyrs. Punjab and Haryana farmers have led the battle for the nation from the entrance. The Centre’s insensitivity in direction of the farmers’ trigger won’t final lengthy,” Jakhar stated.
The state Congress chief stated the agitation has crossed manner past 100 days with farmers being harassed and dealing with the chilling winter months out within the open. If the federal government’s intent was sacrosanct, the a number of rounds of talks with farmer representatives wouldn’t have remained inconclusive.
“The martyr memorial in Chandigarh is a tribute to the courageous troopers who laid down their lives for the nation. Inherent within the sacrifice of farmers as effectively is a component of deep delight that the nation will always remember. The Centre ought to expeditiously clear the logjam earlier than the scenario worsens,” he stated.