How can we let Punjab farmers pass hungry from Haryana?

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The long queues of tractor-trolley coming from Sirsa-Hisar route towards Delhi were seen halting at Ismaila village of the district where local residents had organised ‘halwa, poori, tea’ arrangements for them.

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Rohtak/Jind: A unique solidarity between Haryana and Punjab farmers was witnessed on Friday on national highway Delhi-Rohtak road when local residents organised food, water arrangements for their counterparts of the neighbouring state.

The long queues of tractor-trolley coming from Sirsa-Hisar route towards Delhi were seen halting at Ismaila village of the district where local residents had organised ‘halwa, poori, tea’ arrangements for them.

Gaurav Kumar, a youth engaged in the task of feeding the Punjab farmers including women and children, said that the food, tea and water arrangements have been done by the local residents.

“Punjab farmers are like our elder brothers and how can we let them pass from our area with an empty stomach. We always get fed ‘langer sewa’ at Sikh Gurudwaras today; it is our turn to feed them when they need it the most”, Gaurav added. Dozens of men, women from the village were seen greeting the farmers going to Delhi with ‘sat sri akal’ and handing them the food packets, water and tea.  

Advocate NK Jeet Singh, who is handling legal issues of BKU (Ugrah), told TOI that their fleet of tractors were coming from Bathinda and were in Haryana for the last two days. “The state farmers helped us with local machinery to smash the police barriers and then they fed all the Punjab farmers with food, water and tea. We are overwhelmed by the generosity shown by them”, Singh added.

He said that there has been a gap between Haryana and Punjab farmers for many decades but these two days when both side farmers meet and greet each other with camaraderie have united them once again.

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Even children come to offer their service for Langer for farmers. Everything from halwa, puri, achar, chutni, tea, jaggery is on the menu. Residents said that all castes from village have come forward to express solidarity for the cause.

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