A gaggle of farmers agitating towards the three central farm legal guidelines had been on Tuesday tear-gassed and stopped from continuing in direction of the residences of Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala and Energy Minister Ranjit Singh Chautala in Sirsa.
The police lobbed tear fuel shells and likewise used water cannons towards the farmers close to the Ram Leela Floor in Sirsa metropolis once they tried to cross police barricades on a street resulting in the Mr Chautala clan homes barely 200 meters away.
Unable to proceed to Mr Chautalas’ homes, the farmers sat on a dharna on Sirsa-Barnala Freeway within the state and accused the 2 state authorities ministers from the Mr Chautala clan of sullying the picture of farmers ”messiah” Devi Lal.
Earlier than beginning their march in direction of Mr Chautalas’ homes, the farmers belonging to 17 completely different peasants” organisations had held a ‘mahapanchayat” on the Ram Leela Floor underneath the aegis of Haryana Kisan Manch to protest the three farm reform legal guidelines.
Distinguished amongst those that took half within the assembly included Haryana Bhartiya Kisan Union chief Gurnam Singh, Swaraj India’s Yogendra Yadav and state Kisan Manch president Prahalad Singh.
After the assembly, a number of farmers from the 17 outfits headed in direction of the Mr Chautalas’ residences however their bid was foiled by police.
Giving vent to his anger towards the uncle-nephew duo from the Mr Chautala clan, Bhartiya Kisan Union chief Gurnam Singh lamented that whereas late Deputy Prime Minister Devi Lal all the time fought for farmers, each Ranjit Chautala and his nephew Dushyant Chautala had been busy “having fun with pleasures of energy”, “ignoring” farmers” pursuits.
“Each Dushyant and Ranjit Chautala are bringing disrespect to the identify of farmers ”massiah” Devi Lal by misusing his identify within the garb of the peasantry,” mentioned Haryana Kisan Manch president Prahalad Singh.
Asserting that the Centre’s farm legal guidelines had been anti-farmer, Yogendra Yadav demanded resignations of the uncle-nephew duo from the state authorities.
Gurnam Singh mentioned a gathering of representatives of varied farmers’ organisations will quickly be convened to chalk out a programme to accentuate the farmers” agitation everywhere in the nation.
In the meantime, MLA Abhay Singh Chautala condemned the usage of tear fuel shells and water cannons on protesting farmers by the police.