Farmers organizations will celebrate 'Martyr Kisan Diwas' today to pay tribute to the farmers killed in the violence

'Martyr Kisan Diwas'

'Martyr Kisan Diwas'

Farmers protesting against three agricultural laws will observe 'Martyr Kisan Diwas' on Tuesday in the memory of the farmers who lost their lives in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.  The United Kisan Morcha gave this information by issuing a statement.  The United Kisan Morcha (SKM), a union of more than 40 farmer organizations, appealed to farmers' organizations and progressive groups across the country to celebrate the day by organizing prayer and tribute meetings across the country, followed by lighting candles in the evening.

 "Shaheed Kisan Diwas will be celebrated on 12th October on the call of SKM.  The 'Last Ardas' of the martyrs of Lakhimpur Kheri massacre will be held at Sahebzada Inter College, Tikunia tomorrow. Preparations are being made for this and thousands of farmers are expected to attend the tribute meeting.The SKM appealed to the people to light five candles outside their homes at 8 pm on Tuesday.  The organization expressed surprise over the lack of action against BJP MP Ajay Mishra, whose vehicle had allegedly trampled farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri.

 What happened in Lakhimpur Kheri?

UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya had a program in Banbirpur.  Before that there was a big ruckus.  Farmers standing to show black flags clashed with BJP leaders in Tikunia of Lakhimpur Kheri.  It is alleged that during this time the son of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Kumar Mishra overpowered the protesting farmers, in which four farmers died.  Violent clashes broke out between farmers and BJP workers.  Angry farmers set fire to vehicles.  9 people died in the violence.

More

SPORTS

Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly is the owner of a football club linked with the new IPL franchise owner

Sourav Ganguly has been facing new questions of conflict regarding the interest as the BCCI president is the co-owner of a football team along with Sa...

India vs Pakistan

India vs Pakistan: Student from Kashmir was attacked in BGIET, Sangrur

Pakistan beat India in the ongoing ICC T-20 World Cup in UAE on Sunday night with 10 wickets. After the match finished, several students belonging to...

States & UTs

Sameer Wankhede

Sameer Wankhede isn't Bollywood-focused, his wife says; Dad says he's tormented by the allegations

NCB regional director Sameer Wankhede is not targeting Bollywood, his wife Kranti Redkar told India Today on Monday. He also responded to the allegati...

Jammu & Kashmir

Terrorist shot dead in J&K, who was on the mission to “target shopkeepers”, says police

Srinagar: After the recent massacre and the killing of the migrant workers, the J&K Police have coined the term “hybrid”, after lookin...

POLITICS

Farmer Protest

3 Women Protestors Dead After Truck Crushes Them

Three girls farmers died even as  greater have been injured after a truck allegedly rammed into...

Captain Amarinder

Captain Amarinder: 'Yes, I am forming a party, can go for a seat-sharing pact with BJP.'

Ahead of the nation polls subsequent year, former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Sin...

ENTERTAINMENT

SRK’ &  Pooja Dadlani

SRK’s manager Pooja Dadlani’s old post goes viral

Shah Rukh Khan’s manager Pooja Dadlani has been status strong with the actor and his family wi...

Mahesh Manjrekar

Mahesh Manjrekar shares his story of fighting against cancer while shooting for “Antim: The final truth.”

Mumbai: actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar announced on Monday that he is cancer-free. The actor even...

About

The Live Newz is an independent, budding and online news portal that came into existence recently. Our mission is to create and deliver the finest news for the readers. We act as a cutting-edge platform that provides the users with every update on recent happenings. We aspire to be true to the journalistic values and maintain the standard of its excellence by presenting the truth to the readers.