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- Farmer’s movement completed one year
- PM Narendra Modi has announced to withdraw all three agricultural laws
- In the winter session of Parliament, the central government will start the process of withdrawing the law.
25 November 2020. Many organizations started a nationwide movement against the 3 agricultural laws of the Center (Farmers Protest News). Today one year of the movement (Kisan Andolan News Today) has been completed. PM Narendra Modi has announced to withdraw all the three Farm Laws. While announcing the withdrawal of the law, the PM had said that his government could not explain the truth like the light of the lamp to the farmers.
However, the farmer is not in a mood to end the agitation yet. He has made it clear that he is not going to leave the Delhi border yet. The farmers are adamant on protesting even during the Parliament session starting November 29. Let’s know the complete timeline of the farmers’ movement.
Full Timeline of Kisan Andolan
On June 5, 2020, the Narendra Modi government introduced 3 agriculture bills in the Parliament.
On 14 September 2020, the Central Government brought an ordinance on this in the Parliament.
On 17 September 2020, the ordinance was approved in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament.
On 20 September 2020, the ordinance was also approved by voice vote in the upper house of Parliament, Rajya Sabha.
On 24 September 2020, farmers in Punjab announced Rail Roko agitation for three days.
On 26 September 2020, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) announced its separation from the NDA government at the Center in protest against the Agriculture Act.
On 27 September 2020, President Ram Nath Kovind approved all the three agricultural laws.
-25 November 2020 Farmers’ unions of Punjab and Haryana announce ‘Delhi Chalo’ movement.
On 28 November 2020, Home Minister Amit Shah offered to talk to the farmers.
On December 3, 2020, the government held the first round of talks with farmers’ representatives, but the meeting did not yield any results.
Farmers called for Bharat Bandh on December 8, 2020. Farmers from several other states also supported the call.
On December 9, 2020, farmer leaders rejected the proposal of the central government to amend all three agricultural laws.
The sixth round of talks between the government and farmer leaders on December 30, 2020 showed some progress.
On January 4, 2021, the seventh round of talks between the government and farmer leaders did not yield any result.
On January 7, 2021, the Supreme Court agreed to hear petitions challenging the new laws and protests from January 11.
On January 11, 2021, the Supreme Court slammed the central government for its handling of farmers’ protests.
On January 12, 2021, the Supreme Court stayed the implementation of agricultural laws. A 4-member committee was constituted to make recommendations on the legislation.
On January 26, 2021, thousands of protesters clashed with the police during a tractor parade called by farmers on the occasion of Republic Day. Property was damaged during the demonstration at Red Fort. One protester also died in the commotion.
On January 29, 2021, the government proposed suspension of agricultural laws for one and a half years and constituted a joint committee to discuss the law. The farmers rejected the offer.
On February 5, 2021, Delhi Police’s Cyber Crime Cell filed an FIR against those who built a ‘toolkit’ on farmer protests, shared by environmentalist Greta Thunberg.
On February 6, 2021, the protesting farmers staged a nationwide ‘Chakka Jam’ for three hours from 12 noon to 3 pm.
On March 6, 2021, 100 days of farmers’ protest at the Delhi border were completed.
On June 5, 2021, the protesting farmers celebrated the first year of the announcement of agricultural laws as the Total Revolutionary Day.
On August 7, 2021, the leaders of 14 opposition parties met in the Parliament House and decided to visit the Kisan Sansad at Jantar Mantar in Delhi.
On September 5, 2021, farmer leaders organized a mahapanchayat in Muzaffarnagar.
On October 22, 2021, the Supreme Court said during the hearing that the roads cannot be closed indefinitely.
On October 29, 2021, Delhi Police started removing barricades from Ghazipur border.
On November 19, 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the withdrawal of agricultural laws in his address to the nation.
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