What Did the Farmers Say?
After the arrests took place, Tikait and Chaduni reached Fatehabad and announced that they would also offer their arrest if the FIRs registered against farmers were not withdrawn and all those who were arrested or detained were not released.
Farmers, during Saturday’s protest, also burnt copies of the farm legislations outside the residences of several MPs and MLAs, including outside the residences of Dushyant Chautala and MP Sunita Duggal in Sirsa, outside the residence of Hisar’s MP Brijendra Singh (son of former Union minister Birender Singh) in Jind, outside the residence of Bhiwani MP Dharambir Singh and outside JJP MLA from Badhra Naina Chautala’s residence, Indian Express reported.
Farmers had also observed ‘Black Day’ on Wednesday, 26 May, holding protests at various places, including the Ghazipur, Singhu and Tikri borders as well as Punjab, where people of Chabba village put up black flags at their houses and on their tractors.
(With inputs from PTI, NDTV and Indian Express)
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