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Farmers proceed to gherao mini secretariat, web & SMS companies suspended

Kisan Mahapanchayat in Karnal At present Dwell Protection: With no breakthrough within the talks held in Karnal between the Haryana authorities and farm leaders protesting in opposition to the police crackdown 11 days in the past, leaders of Samyukt Kisan Morcha mentioned they might proceed their siege of the mini-Secretariat within the city. “The administration seems to be engaged on instructions from (state capital) Chandigarh. We’re prepared for the lengthy haul,” mentioned Rakesh Tikait, chief of Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU). BKU Haryana chief Gurnam Singh Chaduni, too, mentioned they might proceed the siege.
The important thing concern that led to the breakdown of talks, which lasted three hours, was the demand for motion in opposition to former SDM Ayush Sinha, in line with SKM, which is the umbrella physique of farmers’ unions that has been main the motion in opposition to the Centre’s new farm legal guidelines over the past 9 months.

Addressing a gathering after Wednesday’s talks, Swaraj India founder Yogendra Yadav mentioned that whereas they sought motion in opposition to the officer, the administration requested them to give attention to compensation. “We advised them that it’s a query of our honour and we are able to accumulate sufficient compensation on our personal,” Yadav mentioned.
In the meantime, Haryana House Minister Anil Vij advised reporters that everybody has the suitable to protest and lift their voice in a democracy. “No matter their (farmers) calls for are, our officers are speaking to them. The talks are ongoing,” he mentioned.

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