Farmers take out victory march at Delhi border, returns home
Chandigarh: Farmers are taking out victory march on Saturday after they decided to call of year-old protest at the Delhi border.
Farmers have camped at Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders started leaving to their villages in Punjab and Haryana, while returning to their respective villages, farmers are taking out victory procession.
Farmers are also dismantling their makeshift accommodations at the border sites. Since 15 months farmers have been called several names by BJP and its supporters. They have been termed terrorists and Khalistanis.
Following Centre has withdrawn three controversial laws and the same has been repealed in the Parliament. Now special arrangements have been made to greet them at both sides of the highways.
The victory march was initially planned for yesterday, but it was postponed in the wake of the tragic helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu that killed 13 people, including Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat.
"We will talk, pray and meet the people who helped us. People have started vacating already, it will take 4-5 days. I will leave on December 15," said farmers leader Rakesh Tikait.
The centre has agreed to form a committee to decide the MSP issue. The committee will comprise government officials, agriculture experts and representatives from Kisan Morcha. The government has also agreed to drop all police cases against farmers, including stubble burning complaints and those filed by Haryana and Uttar Pradesh police following clashes with protesters.