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21 Point Charter of Demands: Gramin Bharat Bandh and Industrial/Sectoral Strike

The 21 Point Charter of Demands released by SKM and JPCTUs in context of the all India Grameen Bandh and Industrial / Sectoral Strike on 16th February 2024.   Groundxero| 15th February, 2024   Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) and Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions and Independent Sectoral Federations/Associations has called Grameen Bandh and Industrial […]

Don’t Treat Protesters as Enemies of the Country: SKM

Groundxero | 12th February, 2024   The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), which led the historic farmers’ struggle in 2020-21 against the three pro-corporate farm laws enacted by the Union government has expressed its strong discontent and anger against the dictatorial manner in which the Modi government is handling the democratic mode of protests of the farmers […]

SKM Flays Modi Govt’s Intention of Hand over Agriculture to Corporates

Groundxero | 23 Jan 2024   Narendra Modi has promised freedom from indebtedness and doubling of income to the farmers during the 2014 Lok Sabha election. But the reality is that thousands of distressed farmers in the country are committing suicide every year. One lakh four hundred and seventy four farmers have committed suicide during the […]

SKM Condemns the Authoritarian Attack on Wrestlers, Farmers and Women

The Delhi police today (May 28) have forcefully detained Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik and Bajrang Punia while they were trying to move towards the new Parliament building for a women’s ‘Mahapanchayat’. After the protesting wrestlers were pushed into prison buses and taken to an unknown location, the police officers began clearing the protest site by removing […]

SKM expresses shock and dismay at interim bail granted to Ashish Mishra

Delhi, 25th January, 2023   The Supreme Court, today, granted interim bail for eight weeks to Ashish Mishra (son of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Kumar Mishra), the main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri killings. On October 3, 2021 an SUV allegedly belonging to Mishra’s convoy had run over farmers returning from […]

A stark betrayal of the Modi government’s own written assurance given to the farmers

GroundXero Report : 4 August 2022   Once again, the Narendra Modi government reneges on its promise to the farmers. In a stark betrayal of its own written assurance given to the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, the Union government is planning to place and pass the controversial Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022 in the ongoing parliament session. […]


SKM CONDEMNS POLICE BRUTALITY ON FARMERS IN WEST BENGAL’S FARAKKA TO FORCEFULLY ERECT ADANI GROUP’S HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICITY POWER-LINE.    Samyukt Kisan Morcha has condemned the Govt. of West Bengal for forcefully taking land and right-of-way from farmers, including horticulture farmers, at Farakka area of Murshidabad district of West Bengal, for Adani Group’s grid power-lines. […]

Modi government again started its anti-farmer campaign – SKM

*Pushing the responsibility of farmer’s income on the states a new scheme of the Union Government*   *Unexpected increase in the prices of fertilizers and diesel exposed the sham of the Kisan Samman Nidhi – Government’s record regarding farmer welfare exposed by the revelations of the Standing Committee report*   Samyukta Kisan Morcha expresses grave […]

Farmers’ movement completes one year : Thousands of farmers assemble at Delhi borders, solidarity programs held in many states

Today, the Farmers’ movement to repeal the three farm laws completed one year of its historic struggle. In nationwide protest programs held on the occasion — tens of thousands of farmers assembled at protest sites on Delhi borders — at Singhu, Tikri, Ghazipur and Shahjahanpur. Lakhs of farmers took part in the solidarity rallies, marches, […]

Massive Kisan Mahapanchayat in Lucknow, family members of martyrs of Lakhimpur Kheri Massacre felicitated on the stage

361st day, 22nd November 2021: A massive Kisan Mahapanchayat was held today at Lucknow. Family members of martyrs of Lakhimpur Kheri Massacre attended the Mahapanchayat and were felicitated on stage by SKM leaders.   In Lucknow today, the SKM’s Kisan Mahapanchayat was a grand show of strength of the farmers. Dozens of SKM leaders were […]

BJP’s attacks on Agrarian Shudra Unity amidst Farmers Protest

The BJP-RSS is trying to break the agrarian Shudra unity, but this unity is consolidating as a result of the ongoing protests against the farm laws. Harinder Happy argues how these pro-corporate farm laws are an attack on the agrarian Shudra identity and explains the efforts of the BJP-RSS to break this unity in the […]