BATHINDA: On a call given by BKU Ekta Ugrahan, thousands of activists of the farm organisation on Wednesday headed towards the borders of Delhi to participate in the ongoing struggle against the three contentious farm laws.
The jathas headed by BKU Ekta Ugrahan president Joginder Singh Ugrahan, secretary Shingara Singh Mann, Ram SinghRam SinghRam Singh Bhainibagha, and other leaders left from Dabwali, Khanouri, and Sardulgarh borders in hundreds of vehicles.
After flagging off the jathas, BKU Ekta Ugrahan general secretary Sukhdev Singh Kokri Kalan said, “Nearly 15,000 activists had left for Tikri border where already thousands are putting up. Apart from it, the protests at 42 places across Punjab too are continuing.” Kokri Kalan said April 21 was chosen to pay tribute to the Ghadar Party set up in 1913 in America to oust imperial forces from India. The farmers are now in a second battle for independence, he added.