New Delhi: The United Kisan Morcha has announced a black day across the country on May 26 against the new agricultural laws brought by the Centre as six months of protest is to be completed today. Farmers have also appealed to all countrymen to put a black flag on their residence sand vehicle and blow up effigies of the Modi government on Wednesday. Delhi Police has also been put on alert in view of the farmers' call. Police have been deployed at Singhu border in view of the 'Black Day' being celebrated by the protesting farmers today.
Delhi Police spokesperson Chinmay Biswal said, "We have appealed to the farmers not to regenerate the situation due to any programme or crowding as there has been a plight in Corona and people have lost their lives. Demonstrations or deposits are not allowed". He said, "If a person acts illegally or tries to break corona rules, we will take stern action against them. Delhi Police personnel have been deployed at the borders, at dharna sites for security. Moreover, we have further enhanced precautionary security.
On the day when six months of the ongoing farmers' agitation on the borders of Delhi are being completed, 7 years of the Modi government at the Centre will be completed. Speaking on the occasion, the United Kisan Morcha has decided to put up black flags in protest against the Modi government. However, on 26th May, the festival of Birth, Nirvana and Parinirvana of Lord Buddha is also celebrated as 'Buddha Purnima', so the United Kisan Morcha has decided to celebrate Buddha Purnima in its own way at all dharna sites on this day.