A bunch of tattoo artists from Punjab have arrange a stall on the Singhu border, the place farmers are agitating for over 24 days towards the brand new agriculture legal guidelines. The group is inking tattoos totally free on the protest website.
Ravindra Singh, one of many tattoo artists stated that the thought behind this initiative is to encourage farmers and provides them a reminiscence of the protest.
“I’ve come from Ludhiana. We’re inking tattoos for farmers. The thought behind that is to encourage them for the protest. We now have lions, tractors, crops, farmers, Punjab’s map, and motivational quotes. These tattoos will remind them about this protest. We now have made 30 tattoos thus far,” Singh instructed ANI.
“One thing is barely attainable when youth will be part of this protest. Via this, youth can be part of the agitation. We’re getting messages on our social media platforms as effectively,” he stated.
Among the many patterns of those tattoos have been a map of Punjab, the top of a lion, photos of farmers harvesting crops, holding farm tools, tractor, amongst others. There are tattoos with slogans and motivational quotes too, corresponding to ‘kar har maidan Fateh’ (win each battle), and ‘nishchay kar apni jeet karo’ (emerge victorious with agency resolve).
Singh stated that the price of tattoos is round Rs 3,500-Rs 5,000.
The group reached the Delhi-Haryana border on Friday morning carrying ink, tattoo machines, needles, and stencils. Nonetheless, they’re going again as they’ve exhausted their supplies want for inking tattoos.
“We didn’t come right here pondering that what number of days we’ll keep right here. However wanting on the response thus far, we’ll come again with full preparation,” Singh stated.
Chetan Sood, one other tattoo artist belonging to the Punjab-based group stated: “It was not an idea, it was our obligation. Everyone seems to be doing their bit to contribute to this protest. Our motive is to encourage the farmers. Our designs are on Punjabi tradition, farming, and slogan.”
Harvinder Singh who was current on the protest website for a number of days was upbeat after getting a tattoo of Punjab’s map inked on his hand.
“We love India however there may be particular affection with our place of origin. Once we will head again to our dwelling, this tattoo will remind me about this protest,” he stated.
Lots of of farmers are protesting on the borders of Delhi since November 26 towards the Farmers’ Produce Commerce and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers (Empowerment and Safety) Settlement on Value Assurance and Farm Companies Act, 2020; and the Important Commodities (Modification) Act, 2020. (ANI)