The saffron celebration also claimed the part of leaders with communist ideology – a purple flag commonly symbolises communism – in the agitation for a different Maharashtra cannot be neglected.
The CPI(M)-affiliated All India Kisan Sabha is spearheading the protest that turned south Mumbai’s Azad Maidan into a sea of purple these days as thousands of farmers carrying purple flags converged there immediately after going for walks close to 180 km from neighbouring Nashik district.
The farmers prepare to encompass the condition Assembly complex to push for their requires of an unconditional personal loan waiver and transfer of forest land to tribal farmers who have been tilling it for a long time.
“It is possible that the government could discuss of assurances to farmers and even deploy some of its ministers to temporarily confuse them,” the Sena, an ally of the ruling BJP in Maharashtra and at the Centre, claimed in an editorial in its mouthpiece ‘Saamana’.
“Even so, viewing their persistence it can be gauged that farmers will not tumble prey to any of the strategies,” it claimed.
The Sena included that it would not give relevance to what thoughts, organisation and colour the agitation represents.
“They do not have any caste, religion or political ideology…Farmers have purple flags in their fingers. How can the Sena guidance them is the concern?” it claimed.
“We could have distinctions… however, their energetic participation in the state’s agitation, in particular for Mumbai, cannot be neglected…those people who do (overlook), really should be thought of enemies of the condition,” the Sena claimed.
It famous that Shreepad Amrut Dange, Ahilya Rangnekar and Shahir Annabhau Sathe were being leaders with communist ideologies.
“Mill employees and farmers were being completely ready to spill their blood for the Maharashtra movement (held in the 1960s for development of a different Marathi-speaking condition). Today, they are despondent and committing suicide,” the Sena lamented.
Lakhs of farmers are however to get positive aspects of the personal loan waiver plan, the Sena claimed, alleging that the government only indulged in ads for political positive aspects.
“Today, thousands of ‘Dharma Patils’ have come to Mantralaya (the condition secretariat) chanting the slogans of ‘Jai Kisan’. Their anger and discomfort will burn the government,” it claimed.
Dharma Patil, a farmer hailing from Dhule district, eaten poison at the condition secretariat right here last thirty day period and died in medical center a couple of times later.
His relatives alleged that their land was obtained by the government at a lower cost for a thermal power plant in Dondaicha, though neighbouring farmers got better payment.
He approached authorities lots of moments with his grievance, but in vain, the relatives alleged.
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