Farmers observe ‘Black Day’ to mark six months of protests against farm laws

Farmer unions are observing May 26 as ‘Black Day’ on the completion of six months of the ongoing farmers’ protest against three farm laws brought by the central government.

The farmers are observing the black day by raising black flags from their homes, vehicles, and other places as well as by wearing black turbans and black chunni.

Besides, There are marches being carried out,  and effigies burnt in several cities and villages in Punjab and Haryana, and at Delhi’s borders.

Farmers have been protesting since November 26 last year against the farm laws passed by the Centre.

Union leaders said that farmers will observe the black day at the borders and will not enter the national capital. They urged the citizens across the nation to support the farmers by putting black flags at their homes and other possible places.

Meanwhile, the Delhi Police has urged people not to hold gatherings and not to come out of their houses due to the ongoing coronavirus situation in the national capital.