Remembering Pepsu Muzara movement: ‘Govt should study our past, our history…we never gave in even during British rule’


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The movement and those men were remembered at Tikri border as well as at other protest sites in Punjab.

Family members of farmers who were killed and who were active leaders of Muzara Lehar movement honoured at Tikri border on Friday. Express

March 19 — the date evoked painful memories, especially at Kishangarh village of Mansa district. It was at this village that four farmers were killed on March 19, 1949, in a struggle which later came to be known as PEPSU Muzara movement.

Dr Darshan Pal, president of Krantikari Kisan Union and also a member of Sanyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), acknowledges the contribution of the movement. “It was an important day for Punjab. The Muzara movement secured rights for oppressed tenant farmers. The family members of the martyrs were felicitated at Tikri Border protest site,” he said.



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