Farmers Seek Trade Unions’ Support For Bharat Bandh On This Date
New Delhi: With farmers’ protest against the Centre’s three contentious farm laws completes 108 days, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) is contemplating holding a convention involving different trade unions, transport unions and other organisations on Wednesday, March 17.
Invitations have been sent by the SKM to various trade unions, transport unions, retailers and hawkers Association, railway and road transport service employees union and other organisations in organised and unorganised sectors to join the convention.
“On completion of four months, the SKM is planning to organise a Bharat Bandh. We invite you all to support the Bharat Bandh. In organise the Bharat Bandh smoothly, we will hold a meeting on March 17 at 12 noon at the Singhu border,” the SKM was quoted as saying in its invitation by news agency IANS.
It has also been urged by the SKM to its supporting organisations to hold similar conventions at each district headquarters.
“The SKM is leading the protests at various borders of Delhi. On March 26, the protest will complete four months. Apart from the farmers, various other sections of the society are also struggling against the various anti-citizen policies of the Modi government. The fight is not only against the farm laws but also against the issues like increased fuel prices, privatisation etc.,” the SKM invitation added.