Vidarbha Farmers joined 'Anna Hazare's fast' at Rajghat against police excess on Ramlila Maidana
Vidarbha Farmers joined 'Anna Hazare's fast' at Rajghat against police excess on Ramlila Maidan
NAGPUR JUNE 8 ,2011
UPA Govt.'s action curb anti corruption movement by police force on 4th June night has received very strong protest from vidarbh farmer who joined todys Aaana Hazare rajghat fast 'infact hundereds of farmers are victims of police action as particepted the indefinite fast by sitting near the panchayat bhavan in each village. Moreover, a group of 500 farmers and farm widows under farm activist VJAS on Saturday at Ramlila Maidan, informed Kishor Tiwari, president of VJAS.
Tiwari pointed out that after Yoga Guru Ramdev included main issues relating to country's agrarian crisis in his demands, other than bringing black money back to India, farmers have decided to support his agitation but nothing has till date as farmers demands are not even todays agenda of fast,we are treated as crowd puller that's unfortunte.
Tiwari and Babytai Bais, president of Vidarbha Farm Widows Association, said that more than two lakh farmers have committed suicide in the last decade as a result of deep rooted corruption in Indian law and administration system. "Vidarbha farmers are innocent victims and this is a rare opportunity for us to show despair faced by them. Earlier, we supported Anna Hazare's fast and now we are supporting Swami Ramdev agitation," they said.
‘massive corruption in relief packages to the tune of Rs.5000 crore is reason ofcontinued farmers suicides in west vidarbha .serious allegations of corruption against senior minister and executives leveled in relief package graft but nothing has been happened even after CAG and PAC has given reports hence we want accountable and stringent Lokpal Act hence we are supporting Anna hazare’s causeand we appealed all responsible civil society to join the war against corruption’ Babetai Bais president vidarbha farm widows association(VFWA) informed in press release .
‘If Annaji can start indefinite fast at the age of 73 then why we should not spread the message of ‘corruption free India’ ,we have decided that whole vidarbha agrarian community will join the agitation along with civil society to take issue to the final conclusion’Kishor Tiwari of Vidarbha Janandolan Samitiadded in press note.
VIDARBHA JANANDOLAN SAMITI
B.E. (Mech.Engg.), M.B.A., LL.B., M.A. (Pub. & Admn.), M.A. Sociology,
M.I.S. (USA), Fellow - I.E.H., Fellow – Institution of Engineers (India)-
Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti is fighting for the cause of common man since 1998.
Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti is constantly pursuing its battle on various fronts like –
PUBLIC ISSUES :
2.Mal nutrition of Tribals.
3.Plights of Rural economy
5.Right to Food
6.Right to Education
7.Problems of Minorities
8.Issue of Separate Statehood to Vidarbha
THE EFFECT OF MOVEMENT :
The continued follow up and Jan Andolans of Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti has resulted in many success broadly classified as –
1.Waiver of small farmers crop loans
2.interest remission to marginal farmers
3.right to food to the lacs of tribals.
4.Primary Education to every rural students.
6.BPL benefits to thousands of poor families.
7.Justice to unwed mothers