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Farmers’ ‘Mission UP’ on Feb 1 if demands not met; SKM to remain apolitical – New Delhi News

Led by SKM chief Rakesh Tikait, a crew of farmers would embark on a 3-day tour of Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh from January 21 and meet the households of the victims of the October 4 violence.

If issues are not discovered to be passable, Tikait and the SKM crew will camp there and begin the Mission UP’ from February 1.

(*1*) SKM chief Yudhveer Singh instructed a media convention.

“That leaves us with no option but to launch Mission UP from February 1,” Singh instructed the media within the presence of different SKM leaders, together with Tikait, after a day-lengthy assembly on the Singhu border campsite on the outskirts of Delhi.

SKM, a consortium of 40-odd farmers’ organisations, had on December 9 declared to droop their 15-month-lengthy agitation that had began to protest the three contentious farm legal guidelines handed in 2020.

Lakhimpur Kheri was the place the place on October 4 half-a-dozen individuals, together with farmers and a journalist, had been mowed down by a dashing automobile, allegedly belonging to the son of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Ajay Mishra Teni. The farmers have demanded motion towards Teni and his son, however no step has been taken but.

The SKM additionally declared to prolong assist to the all-India strike by labour organisations on February 23 and 24 as their demands embody MSP and likewise as a result of the labour organisations had supported the farmers’ agitation.

Another essential resolution taken within the farmers’ evaluation assembly is that the SKM will proceed to be an apolitical discussion board.

“Those organisations that have declared to contest polls will not be part of SKM,” Tikait mentioned.

Scores of organisations from Punjab that had been a part of SKM have declared to kind political celebration/events and contest polls in that state.

The farmers’ demand had included withdrawal of circumstances lodged towards farmers in the course of the course of the agitation and compensation to the households of martyred farmers throughout the identical time.

The SKM had declared to maintain this evaluation assembly to resolve concerning the future plan of action for the agitation that was suspended after the three farm legal guidelines had been repealed in December first week.

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