Tuesday, December 10, 2013

RALLY DEMANDS PROTECTION OF FARMERS’ HUMAN RIGHTS

RALLY DEMANDS PROTECTION OF FARMERS’ HUMAN RIGHTS
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 | PNS | BALANGIR | in Bhubaneswar
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Members of the Zindabad Sangathan and Shramik Adhikar Manch led by Lingaraj of the Samajwadi Jan Parishad, Bargarh and Trilochan Punji took out a huge procession of peasants and tribals here on Tuesday demanding fulfilment of their 22-point charter of demands.
The rally was held on the occasion of the Human Rights Day. At the call of the Zindabad Sangathan and Shramik Adhikar Manch, several people’s organisations, which are fighting for the cause of human rights of farmers and dalits hit the street highlighting their various demands.
The demands included proper implementation of the Forest Right Act, end to distress migration, implementation of the Bonded Labour (Abolitions) Rehabilitation Act, adequate compensation to farmers affected by the cyclone Phailin and declaration of the Gandhmardan Mountains as a national property, said Lingaraj of the Samajwadi Jan Parishad speaking to the media. Later, the activists submitted a memorandum to the President of India through the district 


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