STATE TIMES NEWSSAMBA: Second day of unprecedented ‘Satyagraha’ against the BJP led Government for amending Anti-Farmer bill 2020 launched by All J&k Kissan Congress initiated with the chanting of slogans and holding banners on Saturday. The farmers, Kissan Congress members and leaders demanded the immediate revocation to anti-farmers bills.In this connection, a protest was organized by District Kissan Congress Committee Samba under the leadership of Ch Gharu Ram, Chairman JK Kissan Congress at Jatwal, district Samba.Gharu Ram, while leading the ‘Satyagraha’, said that already suffering farmers in J&K have been pushed to more devastation by the twin anti-farmers bills. “The farmers’ income and the price of produce will be directly controlled and decided by the big corporate houses whom the farmers will have no contact and control over the decision of deciding Minimum Support Price (MSP),” Gharu said. He added that the Mandi system of buying and selling of famers produce will totally vanish and farmers will be forced to sell their crop production at mere costs hence leading them to the slaves of the corporate houses. Gharu Ram said that these farm bills are not acceptable by Congress Party and the government must ‘declare in writing’ the MSP of farmers’ produce prior to handing over to these corporate houses and repeal the twin anti-farmers Bills.Gharu Ram asserted that the ‘Satyagraha’ shall continue till October 2 in which several protests and rallies will be organized to mark resentment against the BJP government for betraying farmers of the country.Those who joined the ‘Satyagraha’ included Senior Congress leader Subash bhagat, Dewan khajuria District President Samba, Darshan Choudhary Block President Ghagwal, Amarnath Singh Block president Vijaypur, Sat Paul Block President Nadd , Kishore Kumar block president PCC Samba and Rajman Singh Vice President Raipura.
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