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Farmers Are Real Life Superheroes | Farmer Protests India

Activist and illustrator, Vishavjit Singh aka Sikh Captain America, shares his connection to the ongoing farmer protests in India. Background: The Fallen Farmers Fund offers financial compensation of 50,000 Rupees to each family facing the loss of a loved one in the ongoing peaceful farmers movement in India. As members of the global community, please contribute to this fund to help these families in their time of tragedy. Facebook: ​ GoFundMe: ​ Farmers across India have been waging peaceful protests for the past few months in response to a spate of bills passed in the Parliament in September 2020. Farmers are contesting the deregulation of agricultural markets, mass privatization and reduced income potential among many other concerns. As thousands of these farmers are in the capital of Delhi to engage in talks with the central government and exercise their fundamental democratic right to peaceful assembly, our teams and volunteers have been on the ground to serve urgent life affirming needs. We have over 150 volunteers doing seva at the Singhu, Tikri, Gazipur and Shahjahanpur borders of Delhi. The following services have been identified as part of this engagement: 1) Medical Care - Ambulance Services, Health Monitoring, Injury Care, Mental Health Services and Physiotherapy. We have set up medical camps and ambulance services at 4 border locations. Our teams have arranged for 24/7 emergency service for everyone taking part in this long arduous fight for justice. Daily we have 45-50 doctors volunteering their services at the medical camps. 2) Water Services - Drinking, Cooking, Washing and Bathing Clean water is a major necessity among the protesting farmers. We are filling this critical need at the request of farmers in India’s capital in support of their demands for justice and economic security. We have provided over 100,000 liters/day of water to date. 3) Extreme Winter Weather-Wear: Jackets, Sweaters, Thermals, Mufflers, Socks and Raincoats Hundreds of these items have been distributed in harsh winter conditions especially to the elderly who are playing a pivotal role in this movement for economic justice. 4) Daily Necessities: Portable Toilets, Water Heaters, Washing Machines, Shoes, Slippers, Undergarments, Dustbins, 5) Housing Needs: Tents, Tarpals (tarpaulins), Mattresses, Blankets, Sleeping Bags #farmersprotest​ #standwithfarmers​ #farmbills​ Video Services: Voice-over: Vishavjit Singh aka Sikh Captain America, Cover Design: ​ About Us: Associated with the United Nations Dept. of Public Information UNITED SIKHS is a global humanitarian charity that advocates for civil and human rights across 10 chapters. Our International Civil & Human Rights Advocacy helps advance the economic, social, and spiritual empowerment of minorities and other marginalized groups and individuals in need, regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, social status, age, or ability. We achieve this by protecting and enforcing the civil and human rights of minorities and marginalized groups in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Visit us: ​ Follow us for more updates: Facebook: ​.... Instagram: ​ Twitter:
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