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Bike, tractor rally in Jind; fund collection continues in villages | India News


JIND: Farmers from Narwana town of Haryana’s Jind district held a bike and tractor rally in several villages and on the Jind-Patiala highway on Sunday, seeking support for farmers from all sections of society, reports Vijender Kumar.
People from villages of Belarkha, Ujhana, Ambarsar, Koyal, Kurar, and Dhamtan came out in support of farmers and pressed for repeal of the three contentious agri laws passed by the Centre. Around 2,000 motorcycles reportedly participated in the bike rally, in which participants drove around Narwana town. Residents also started collecting funds from villages in Jind and deployed more tractors at Delhi borders.
Farmers in Belarkha village of Narwana town in Jind collected Rs 500 per acre, which is the highest amount collected during this agitation. The funds are expected to reach Rs 40 lakh, Surender Singh, a village resident, claimed.
People in all villages of Jind are reportedly raising money for the farmers’ protest. In villages, government employees are donating Rs 1,100 per person while the landless are donating according to their wish. Funds are being spent on diesel and stay of farmers at the Delhi borders. Surender Singh said: “We held the tractor and bike rally to send a message to the government that every section of society is backing farmers.”



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