The farmer movement in Punjab is now having an impact on weddings as well. Farmers’ organization’s flags are now seen in wedding ceremonies in the state. From a village in the district, the groom left with Barat with the flag of peasant organizations. In the wedding ceremony too, Barati danced with the flags of farmer organizations.
It departed from village Kukriwala in Barat district and reached Mansura village in Ludhiana district. From the village of Kukriwala, the groom left for the wedding instead of decorating the car with flowers and garlands, waving the flags of the farmers organization.
At the time of the procession’s departure, the Baratis waved the flag of Bhakiyu and raised slogans in support of the peasant movement.
Jagdeep Singh of Okhariwala village in Barnala district, Kiranpreet Kaur of Mansura village in Ludhiana district was decided recently. Due to Kovid-19, the marriage was delayed a few months and today the date of 9 January 2021 was fixed.
Today, the bridegroom reached Mansura with a wedding procession in the color of the farmer movement for marriage with the Jagdeep family.
During this time, on the dance floor in the wedding also, flags were waved by youths dancing to the tune of peasant songs. After the wedding, the groom and Barati reached their village with the bride along with the flag of the peasant movement in Mansura. During this time, the farmers welcomed him warmly.
The groom Jagdeep Singh said that the farmers’ struggle is going on with regard to the agricultural law. To reach support for the struggle of the peasants, he reached for the wedding with the peasants’ flag. He said that the farmers have been agitating for three and a quarter months and have been fighting in Delhi for a quarter of a month. He has taken part in the struggle even before marriage and has stood shoulder to shoulder in this struggle with the family and will join the struggle even after marriage.