Shimla, Dec 6
CPI(M) member of Assembly Theog Rakesh Singha urged the people of state to support the call of Bharat Band given by 250 Farmers unions who are protesting against antifarmer laws passed by Narendra Modi government ignoring undermining protest.
He said in a press statement that farmer’s of this country are wedging a life and death battle sitting under the open air, on the various roads leading to Delhi under sub Zero temperatures continuously since 25th of November 2020.
” You are also aware that amongst them there are aged, infirm, women, children of minor age who have vowed and are determined to continue their struggle until the Union government withdraws the Three Farm Laws and the Law Amending the Electricity Act . ” He said.
They have given a slogan of Do or Die . You are also aware since 25th November 2020 many have accepted martyrdom then being hospitalized for any kind of ailment due to adverse weather conditions or otherwise.
Singha also appealed to the people of Himachal Pradesh, belonging to the family of farmers, workers, carrying businesses of daily need goods, transportation, students, Lawyers, other professions then running Medical shops and Private dispensaries and hospitals, small and medium establishments in industrial areas to come forward and express solidarity with their cause.
He also appealed to people to rise above all petty and sectarian considerations of political, religious, regional, thought based upon caste or creed by keeping your shops, establishments, transport or any other profession closed for 8th Dec.
” Do not choose to travel on that day apart from any emergency that may come.” Singha appealed
He also urged the HRTC and private transporters to keep off roads on 8th Dec baring Ambulances or private vehicles carrying patients or anyone traveling for funeral ceremony or related matter, fire fighting vehicles and staff and army personnel moving to and fro.