1000’s of farmers, after reaching Karnal’s mini-secretariat, have staged a ‘dharna’ (sit-in) protest in entrance of the district administration constructing on Tuesday demanding the Haryana authorities to take motion towards IAS officer who ordered a lathi-charge on protesters on August 28.
The farmers have threatened that they are going to lay siege on the Karnal mini-secretariat if they don’t seem to be heard out.
Whereas they proceed with their sit-in protest on the mini-secretariat gate, DC Nishant Kumar Yadav, IG Mamta Singh and SP Gangaram Punia, different senior officers are nonetheless holding talks with the farmers in order that some constructive options will be discovered, the Haryana authorities mentioned in a press release.
On their option to the secretariat, some protesters additionally eliminated a barricade obstructing their path.
A heavy visitors jam was witnessed in Karnal on account of farmers march in the direction of the secretariat, which started after their assembly with the district officers ended inconclusively on Tuesday afternoon.
The protesters had been first stopped by the police at Namaste Chowk (intersection). It was solely after a brief dialogue that the police allowed the demonstrators to maneuver forward.
A whole lot and hundreds of agitators using on tractors, carrying ‘latths’ (sticks) have been reported to maneuver in the direction of Karnal’s mini-secretariat.
Yogendra Yadav says ‘not completely happy’
Political activist Yogendra Yadav claimed that he and Bhartiya Kisan Union chief Rakesh Tikait had been briefly detained by the police.
He, nonetheless, mentioned that he’s not proud of the way in which issues are unfolding as he needed the entire congregation and march to be performed in a peaceable method.
“This isn’t the way in which we needed issues to occur. We’re able to be arrested however we don’t need any politics on this matter,” he informed media.
This morning an 11-member farmers delegation from the kisan mahapanchyat introduced a memorandum of their calls for to the Karnal Deputy Commissioner on the mini secretariat this morning.
Within the memorandum, the farmers reiterated their demand for strict motion towards the IAS officer who ordered a lathicharge towards the protestors on August 28.
Submit the assembly Yogendra Yadav had informed media, “Our talks with the DC and SP had been held in three rounds. It was attended by 15 representatives. All we demanded was strict motion towards the IAS officer who ordered lathicharge on August 28. We did not search any compensation. Nonetheless, the authorities did not conform to even that.”
The delegation was led by political activist Yogendra Yadav, farmer protest chief Rakesh Tikait, Karnal-based Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) chief Gurnaam Singh Chaduni, BKU president Balbir Singh Rajewal, BKU (Sidhupur) state president member Jagjit Singh Dallewal, Ajay Rana, Dr Darshan pal together with different farmer leaders.
(With inputs from IANS)