Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will maintain tractor rallies in Punjab and Haryana from October 3 to five to protest in opposition to the Centre’s new farm legal guidelines, the celebration stated.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, All India Congress Committee (AICC) normal secretary and in-charge of Punjab affairs, Harish Rawat, Pradesh Punjab Congress Committee president Sunil Jakhar, and all state ministers and Congress MLAs will be part of the protests.
Based on a Punjab Congress spokesperson, the tractor rallies are anticipated to be supported by farmers’ organisations and can cowl greater than 50 kms over three days.
The rallies are scheduled to start at round 11 am on every of the three days, and can be performed amid strict COVID-19 protocols, stated the spokesperson.
On October 3, the protest rally will cowl a complete distance of twenty-two km, beginning with a public assembly at Badni Kalan (Nihal Singh Wala, Moga), earlier than transferring by Lopon (Nihal Singh Wala).
The rally will then transfer into Jagraon (Ludhiana), the place it is going to be obtained at Chakar, Lakha and Manoke, culminating ultimately in a public assembly Jattpura (Raikot, Ludhiana), stated the spokesperson.
On October 4, Rahul Gandhi will journey by automobile to Bhawanigarh for a public assembly, earlier than embarking on tractors to Samana (Patiala), the place receptions can be held at Fatehgarh Chhana and Bahmna, earlier than ending the day with a public assembly at grain market in Samana.
On October 5, the protest will start from Dudhan Sadhan (Patiala) with a public assembly, and the tractors will then journey 10 kms to Pehowa border, from the place Rahul Gandhi will enter Haryana, for a collection of programmes there, stated the spokesperson.
Based on sources in Haryana Congress, Rahul Gandhi might handle rallies at Kaithal and Pipli in Kurukshetra district alongside the nationwide freeway on October 5 after which he’ll return to delhi.
Farmers in Punjab and Haryana have been protesting in opposition to the farm legal guidelines and the Congress has demanded their rollback.