Farmers protest against anti-farm projects and cancellation of gram sabha

  • | Saturday | 3rd October, 2020

The sabha was planning to pass resolutions against recently passed laws and anti-farmer projects.

Farmers and villagers near Kullampatti protested on Friday condemning the governments against the Green Corridor project and cancellation of gram sabhas.

The farmers held black flags and raised slogans denouncing the Central and State governments.

The farmers and villagers had planned to conduct a gram sabha as part of Gandhi Jayanthi celebrations and Kalakuruchi MP Pon.Gouthama Sigamani was expected to take part in the meeting.

The sabha was planning to pass resolutions against recently passed laws and anti-farmer projects.

Paneerselvam, a farmer from Kullampatti, stated that “The State government has cancelled the meetings fearing that resolutions would be passed against various projects and recently passed anti-farmer laws. Wasn’t the government aware of COVID-19 safety protocols while the circular regarding grama sabhas was issued”.  

Mr. Paneerselvam stated that they strongly opposed the recently enacted farm laws. The farmers also said that they would never part away their land for Green Corridor project.



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