March 6 to be marked as -black day- Samyukt Kisan Morcha


New Delhi, (UNI) To mark the completion of hundred days of farmers' agitation against the three new contentious farm laws, Samyukt Kisan Morcha on Friday announced that March 6 will be marked as a Black Day in addition to a 5-hour blockade of Kundli–Manesar–Palwal (KMP) expressway.
Samyukt Kisan Morcha said on Saturday the farmers protesting against the new farm laws will block (KMP) Expressway for five hours, from 1100 hrs to 1600 hrs.
In a statement, Samyukt Kisan Morcha said the farmers have been going on a sit-in strike in Chhatarpur in Madhya Pradesh for 87 days.
'The police and administration had not given permission to set up tents nor provided any other assistance. A Mahapanchayat was organized here on March 3 and 4, after which permission has been given to install tents,' it said.
A total 11 rounds of talks between the Government and farmers' unions have been held so far and no consensus was reached, with both sides sticking to their positions.
The protest started on November 26. The farmers are demanding a complete rollback of the new farm reform laws and a guarantee on the Minimum Support Price.
Thousands of farmers, especially from Punjab and Haryana, are staging a sit-in protest along the Delhi borders.