January 26, 2020: Last week, after conducting talks with the Delhi Police the farmers, protesting the controversial farm laws, were given permission to hold a tractor parade on the Outer Ring Road in Delhi.
The newest update on Republic Day is that farmers and farmer’s unions in Karnataka will be taking out another tractor rally in Karnataka to show support for the farmers that have been protesting at Delhi border for weeks now.
Calling it the ‘Jana Ganarajyotsava Parade’, over 50 farmers’ union groups, including Dalit organisations, and labor associations will be taking part in the parade.
The rally will take place in a very organized manner with several groups starting from various different places and converge at one junction by the end of the day. The starting points arethe NICE Road junction on Tumakuru Road, Bidadi industrial junction on Mysuru Road, Devanahalli Nadi cross on Chikkabalapura road, and Hosakote toll Junction on Kolar road.
All these rallies will converge at Freedom Park in Central Bengaluru.
Several farmers from Bengaluru rural district and Devanahalli held protests in Hebbal in support of the farmers protesting against the farm laws in New Delhi.
Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) leader, Kodihalli Chandrashekhar stated, “Thousands of farmers will drive towards Bengaluru on tractors on Tuesday and reach Freedom Park. In more than 10,000 tractors and other vehicles, farmers are expected to reach Bengaluru. The parade is planned to begin soon after the Governor hoists the national flag.”