We're Going Strong: Farmer Leaders As Protest Enters 100th Day

We're Going Strong: Farmer Leaders As Protest Enters 100th Day

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The three Delhi border points at Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur have become townships of farmers. (File)

As the farmer agitation against the centre's three farm laws enters its hundredth day on Saturday, union leaders have asserted that their movement is far from over and they are "going strong".

The marathon movement has sent out a message of unity, made "farmers visible once again" and brought them back on the political landscape of the country, they said on Friday.

For over three months, the three Delhi border points at Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur have transformed into townships occupied by thousands of farmers from different parts of the country, mainly Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh.

To mark the completion of hundred days, March 6 will be observed as 'Black Day' as part of which the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway will be blocked for five hours, according to a statement from the Samyukt Kisan Morcha, a coalition of protesting farmer unions.

Rakesh Tikait of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) said they are prepared to continue the protest as long as it is required.

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