Bathinda / Patiala: This is the wedding season in Punjab and the families of the bride and groom are going the extra mile to raise funds for the peasant protest against agrarian laws. If a family in the Muktar district did not receive gifts and asked to donate to the farmers’ cause, a family of Patiala contributed to the whole “shagun” (cash gifted by the guests).
The family of a village near the town of Malout in Muktsar district of Punjab has gone the extra mile to raise money for farmers’ protest against agrarian laws.
At the wedding reception of Jasdeep Singh Brar, the nephew of Sarpanch, a village near the town of Malout in Mukhtar district, he declared “no gifts for the bride and groom.” “But donations to support the farmers’ protest are welcome and those who are keen to do their thing,” he said, pointing to a collection box placed nearby.
Brar’s family owns farmland and owns a commission agent’s shop in Malout. His brother’s son got married on Monday and the evening reception party was organized.
“During the reception, a little less than Rs. We’ve added a few more to make it a target. We are going to the Delhi border on Friday to hand over the money to the farmer organizations, ”Brar told TOI.
The flags of peasant organizations have been seen at some wedding ceremonies in Punjab in the past few days. Slogans have also been raised at wedding parties in support of farmers.
An educated farmer in the town of Nabha in Patiala district has announced that he will make a full “Shagun” during his marriage to fund the farmers’ protest at the Delhi border.
Amandeep Sittisuru (26) of Duladdi village of Nabah made this statement during a pre-wedding ceremony in his village on Tuesday.
“I donated without mentioning my name because I wanted to serve the farming community. After his health deteriorated and he was unable to work in the fields, my father became an “arhiya” (commission agent). “I am farming with my uncle Avatar Singh on 50 acres of land.

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