Even though Gujarat farmers may not have gone in for massive protests against the three farm laws passed by Parliament, there has been some sporadic movement in the state despite clampdown by the police, including detention and house arrest of those trying to “escape” to North India to join the huge protestation taking shape around Delhi.
The clampdown appears to have led to dissenting voices resorting to different ways of protest, including going in for social media campaign to express their solidarity. Some of the farmers’ supporters have quietly painted walls in different parts of Ahmedabad.
Social worker Hofeza Ujjaini in a WhatsApp alert to Counterview says, slogans on walls have appeared in about half-a-dozen areas of Ahmedabad, including several spots around the Gujarat University, Gujarat College, Lal Darwaja and the District Panchayat office. Insisting that these are all “anonymous”, he has sent some of the across photographs.