Indians in US send Roses on Valentine’s Day to Support Farmers

To support the farmers’ movement in India, Indian Diaspora in the US launched “Rose Campaign” on Valentine’s Day. The Global Indian Progressive Diaspora (GIPD) has launched this campaign on social media on the occasion of Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day was celebrated all over the world on 14 February. Meanwhile, thousands of farmers are demonstrating on Delhi borders since November last year. They are protesting against the three agricultural laws of the central government. These farmers demand that the government withdraw these laws and provide legal guarantee for the minimum support price.

The deadlock between the government and the farmers has not ended despite several rounds of talks. The, GIPD tweeted to Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi to withdraw these agricultural laws. They also asked the Indian Diaspora to send roses to the Consulate General of India and Indian embassy in their area. This was to express solidarity with farmers. The statement said that the organization of more than a dozen NRIs across the world – the international community of progressive Indians – supports the demand of farmers and calls for the withdrawal of these laws. It added that with the aim of achieving this goal, a broad coalition of partner organizations invites our media partners and fellow human rights organizations to support the voice of the farmers and for peace, unity and harmony in India Help in the universal call

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