Vidarbha farmers to continue Anna Freedom struggle and thousands to Court Arrest in Phase Manner
Nagpur- Dated 16th August 2011
“Arrest of team Anna is clear single of that UPA Govt. has frozen the fundamentals rights of people and Indian democratic set up is in danger as Govt. has imposed internal emergency without officially declaring it but We common people of vidarbha who have been victims of mass genocide due to post independence era of corruption,will take this agitation to final conclusion and will continue “Court Arrest- Jail Bharo” till the fundamental rights are restored and corrupt Politicians and Babus are removed from office of the power and profit .this is beginning of second freedom struggle has started ,millions will join it in vidarbha” Kishore Tiwari of Vidarbha Janandolan Samiti informed in press release today.
Even after 66 years of so called freedom 90% population is denied food, shelter, healthcare ,education and forced to die due to starvation ,despair and distress then there is need to change system and policies and year 2011 is set to have that change and Anna Hazare’s movement against graft is the beginning of that revolution and we urged all section to civil society to join the second freedom movement in order to save million of dying vidarbha farmers and tribal who are innocent victims of this post-independence hostile systematic political and administrative corruption , Kishore Tiwari said
“2,30,000 Indian farmers suicides in last decade is largest genocide in world history of mankind is result of on going corruption at high level that is resulting in wrong anti-poor and farmer policies and vidarbha is capital of that genocide hence our protest and support to anti-graft agitation is much more valid and legitimate hence to echo this mass genocide in all civil disobedience agitation we have been participating and extending support actively and this time too we are joining Team Anna for the same ”Tiwari added.
“UPA Govt.'s has been trying curb anti corruption movement and voice of framers and civil society by police force will receive very strong protest from vidarbha farmer who are the victims of on going corruption and misrule of state where the Govt. is protecting corrupt officers found guilty of misusing relief aid given under prime minister relief package hence our support to agitation much more legitimate as Vidarbha farmers are innocent victims on going misrule and this is a rare opportunity for us to show despair faced by us. Earlier too we supported Anna Hazare's fast and now we are supporting his second freedom struggle" Babetai Bais president vidarbha farm widows association (VFWA) informed in press release.
‘Massive corruption in relief packages to the tune of Rs.5000 crore is reason of continued farmers suicides in west vidarbha .serious allegations of corruption against senior minister and executives leveled in relief package graft but nothing has been happened even after CAG and PAC has given reports hence we want accountable and stringent Lokpal Act hence we are supporting Anna hazare’s cause and we appealed all responsible civil society to join the war against corruption’ Babetai Bais of vidarbha farm widows association(VFWA) added.
‘If Annaji can go to jail and do indefinite fast at the age of 73 then why we should not spare 8 days of life to stay in jail in order make ‘corruption free India’ ,we have decided that whole vidarbha agrarian community will join the agitation along with civil society to take issue to the final conclusion’ Mohan Jadhav of Vidarbha Janandolan Samiti informed.