ARHTIYAS & THE ANATOMY OF A “FARMERS PROTEST”
Is it 'Farmers' at all who are protesting? Who are the Arhtiyas? What is their role in this and how has the whole protest shaped up?
If you look into all writings BEFORE June 2020, you will find that all of the articles are scathing towards Arhtiyas. P Sainath, who is now the darling of these Arhiya and is now trying to drum up support for ‘Farmers Andolan’, was, only a few years back exposing these very Arhtiyas.
You can read it here: https://ruralindiaonline.org/…/punjabs-arhtiyas-sins…/
There are many many more, by various authors, AS LONG AS the writing is pre-June 2020. Subsequently, from September, there’s a concentrated effort to pain them as heros.
IF you ask ANYONE of the protestors for a diss of the bills and the ills of tyranny they contain, you’ll never get a cogent presentation.
IF you ask ANYONE about the timeline and sequence of events which has brought this about, notice the number of gaps which are there.
ALWAYS remember, that this agitation was done for selfish, self aggrandising purpose of a few who have been indulging themselves of a system in the year when the country was down on account of a pandemic AND China attacked us. Do spend some thoughts on the nationalism of these people, their motivation and the various hates which drive them. This agitation will go, but the haters won’t. Their faces have been exposed.
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