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Samyukta Kisan Morcha warns against use of its platform for poll campaigns

New Delhi: Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Saturday said that the largest platform of farmers and farmworkers of the country “shall not be used for any election campaign”.

However, all constituent organisations and individual members of the SKM are “free to campaign, support or vote for any candidate or political party of their choice,” it said in a statement.

But the SKM shall not be used for any election campaign, the statement added.

“It has come to the attention of the NCC of SKM that three constituent organisations of the SKM in a district of Rajasthan have issued a joint press note, extending support of SKM to a particular candidate of a political party,” the statement said.

In this context, the SKM reiterates its stand of not contesting elections or extending support to any particular candidate or any political party, the farmers’ organisation said.

(Published 11 November 2023, 17:01 IST)

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