The ongoing protests about the CAA and NRC in Shaheen Bagh are going to be more intense. In support of the movement, the Punjab farmer has started joining the demonstration. On Monday, activists of Punjab Kisan Union left for Delhi from Mansa in Bhatinda.
The second group of farmers will also leave for the capital on Tuesday. These people will stay here until February 8. He says that our protest will continue until the law is withdrawn.
Farmers’ organizations are encouraging people for a proposed gathering at Malerkotla in Sangrur on February 16 to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAA), National Citizen Register (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR). An indefinite protest is also likely to begin in Mansa from February 12.
Punjab Lok Sabhyachark Manch convener Amolak Singh said meetings were being organised across districts in Malwa region to mobilise support for the February 16 protest in Malerkotla.
“We want the protest on that day to be the biggest in the history of Punjab. For this, farmer and labourer organisations are working overtime. Slogans are being printed in Punjabi and Urdu against CAA, NRC and NPR,” he said.
For the uninitiated, people have been performing in Shaheen Bagh for the last few weeks. There is opposition to the withdrawal of the applicable CAA and NRC in the country.