Documentary on farmers protest going on at Singhu Border, released
Another documentary on the Tractor Rally taken out by citizens of Ludhiana also released
Ludhiana: A documentary on the farmers protest going on at Singhu Border since 26 Nov,2020, was released this afternoon by photographer and industrialist S.Ranjodh Singh at Mata Tripta Ji Hall, Ramgarhia Girls College. This photo-montage has hundreds of photos which capture the angst and agony of the farmers who are fighting for their rights. Each face has a story to tell. The wrinkles on their faces are like rivers and roads and their eyes are like lakes on a map of some unknown country. Farmers are the backbone of the country. They are the ones responsible for food on our plate. Their plight is so miserable, sleeping in this bitter cold on the roads at the outskirts of the capital of the country. The team behind the lens comprises Ranjodh Singh, Ashwinder Sethi, and Jaskaran Singh. Script was originally written in Punjabi by Ranjodh Singh and Prof. Gurbhajan Gill. It was then translated into Hindi by Dr. Narinder Sandhu, who also provided voice -over for the documentary.
Another documentary on the Tractor Rally taken out by citizens of Ludhiana was also released the same afternoon. It showcased the spirit of Ludhianvis who joined in support of the farmers Tractor rally taken out in full steam on the Republic Day at Delhi. Senior citizens on cars, young boys and girls on scooters and motorcycles, and enthusiasts on bicycles, all joined the Tractor Parade which started from South City and culminated at Ladhowal Toll Plaza. The second documentary was a Pic Berry Production, filmed by Gaurav Sethi. He used drones to capture the event, and the impact was truly impressive with the tractors forging ahead on roads surrounded by lush green fields on both sides.
The speakers on the occasion were Prof. Satish Sharma, Former Director, DAV Educational Institutes and Er. D.M. Singh, Chief General Manager (Retd.) PSIEC (Pb.) Prof. Satish Sharma said that this movement has become a national movement, and its strength comes from the fact that each and every person is impacted by the life of the farmers.
Mr. D.M. Singh recited a self- composed poem on the occasion, and said that Guru Nanak had spent 18 years of his life tending to his fields at Kartarpur, thereby giving the highest respect to the profession of farming.
On this occasion, the eminent guests released a book of poetry by Jaspreet Kaur titled “Pauna da Sagar”.
Ranjodh Singh captured the spectacles through his camera and brought it to life in this presentation.
Principal, Dr. Inderjit Kaur, congratulated the team and for the noble work which might be just a drop in the ocean, yet it was enough to kindle the spirit of patriotism in the audience. She also appreciated the efforts of Prof. R.D. Chawla and his Department, Computer Science and Application for the successful organization of this event.