Victory March: Farmers return back to their home states after year-long protest

The farmers celebrated the repeal of three contentious farm laws and the Centre's written assurance to fulfil their other demands

Published on Dec 11, 2021 10:49 AM IST 9 Photos

Farmers who have been protesting for more than a year at various borders of Delhi started heading back to their home states on Saturday morning, taking with them a victory to cherish and memories of a successful siege.(ANI)


The farmers lifted blockades on highways at Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders and took out a 'Victory March' on December 11.(ANI)


Indian farmers dismantle temporary structures used during protests in Ghazipur, outskirts of New Delhi.(AP)


Thousands of Indian farmers suspended their year-long protest on December 9 after the centre withdrew the contentious farm laws and set up a committee to consider their other demands, including guaranteed prices for key crops and the withdrawal of criminal cases against the protesters. (AP)


"Singhu border had become our home for the last one year. This movement united us (farmers) all as we fought together against the black farm laws irrespective of caste, creed and religion. This is a historic moment and the victorious result of the movement is even bigger," Kuljeet Singh Aulakh, a farmer from Moga in Punjab was quoted by saying news agency PTI.(AP)