Farmers who have been protesting for over 15 months against the farm laws and other issues have announced that they will end their protest and on Thursday started removing tents from the site on the Singhu border in Delhi.
According to NDTV, the Centre on Thursday handed over a revised proposal to the farmers as demanded indicating an end to over year-old agitation against the contentious farm laws. Soon after this, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), the umbrella body of the farmers’ union spearheading the protests, huddled into a meeting to chart out future course of action.
Following the revocation of the law, the Centre had come up with a proposal which was accepted by the farmers. Based on their demand, the Centre has come out with the same in writing.
On November 19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Centre will bring necessary bills in the winter session of Parliament to repeal the farm laws. The Prime Minister also said that the government will constitute a committee to work on a new framework for Minimum Support Price (MSP).
Both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha passed the Farm Laws Repeal Bill on the first day of the winter session on November 29. President Ram Nath Kovind has also given his assent to the Bill that completes the process of repealing the three farm laws.
Here’s how netizens are reacting to the development:
Finally you won.. you didn’t bend at all. Congratulations.
— hirakjyoti (@hirakjyoti_16) December 9, 2021
देग तेग फ़तेह। ✊🏽🌾
Farmers are coming home. Punjab, Haryana, UP, Rajasthan will be dressed like a wedding house, to welcome the warriors. This is all going to be written down in the history as the most beautiful chapter.#FarmersProtest pic.twitter.com/AE6k5v6w02
— Mohit (@_MohitGahlot_) December 9, 2021
Rolling back home on dec 11. Farmers win now official.
— Dr. Swaiman Singh (@SinghSwaiman) December 9, 2021
Kids of slum dwellers are not happy that farmers are going back from protest sites. pic.twitter.com/JVP61wTjW6
— Sandeep Singh (@PunYaab) December 9, 2021
In the end the farmers won and ghamand ka haar hua 🙏🇮🇳
— Lalatendu parida (@LalatenduSpeaks) December 9, 2021
— Sanij Kumar Thiyya (@KumarThiyya) December 9, 2021
Farmers – 1
Modi – 0
— Vikas T. (@iVikasTaya) December 9, 2021
While some of the netizens are rejoicing the development, calling it victory of the farmers, others feel the farmer protest was nothing but a political stunt and are also happy that the agitation is finally over.
— CHOWKIDAR Tanvi (@Tinu0306) December 9, 2021
Chalo finally mauj masti khatan, aab kaam pe wapas. 🙌 Sahi hai.
— Hemraj Sahoo (@HemrajSahoo) December 9, 2021
Some people be like ab Kya kare dhandha to apna band hone jaa rha kaha dharna de ab
— NKVERMA9992802892 (@Nishant01757747) December 9, 2021
Farmers have been protesting against the farm laws on various borders of Delhi since November 26, 2020.
With Inputs from ANI and IANS
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Published on: Thursday, December 09, 2021, 04:08 PM IST