The farmers’ protest site at Singhu border has been turned into a gym as many weightlifters and kabaddi players start to exercise over there. Piled at the “makeshift gym” are over 300 kilos of weights and dumbbells.
After calling for the blockage of the Delhi-Jaipur highway on 12 December, the union leaders announced at a press conference at the border yesterday that national railway routes will be jammed unless the Modi government rolls back the three farm bills
The union home minister met farmer representatives in a private meeting yesterday night, during which the farmers rejected the government’s proposal of certain amendments to the three farm bills and and instead continued to press for a complete rollback of the laws
As the centre struggles to convince the protesting farmers about the efficacy of the new farm reforms, here is a look at the fraudulent practices that enable the rich and powerful to become more wealthy, while the poor farmers' economic condition keeps worsening