Farmer leaders at Singhu end hunger strike with 'Ardaas', fruits

Updated December 14, 2020

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New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The farmers leaders sitting on a day long hunger strike while protesting against the three new agricultural laws on Monday have ended their fast.

They ended their fast after "Ardaas" of Guru Nanak Dev.

They also appealed to other farmer leaders at other borders like Ghazipur to end their day long hunger strike.

They also prayed for the welfare of all (Sarbanth Bhala) and for the success of their cause by reciting Gurbani.

The prayers ended with the slogan "Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji ki Fateh" resonating in the air at the Singhu border protest site.

After ending their strike, the farmers leaders drank water and ate fruits like apples and oranges.

They had begun their fast at 8 a.m. on Monday.

Those who sat on hunger strike included Gurnam Singh Chironi from Haryana, Harinder Singh Lakhowal from Punjab and other leaders of more than 30 farmer unions under the banner of the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha.

The farmers are protesting against the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020; Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020 and The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act 2020.

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