Farmers rally in National Capital

NewsBharati    29-Nov-2018




New Delhi, Nov29: Farmers across the country have started the march towards Delhi, for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce.

The two-day rally will be "one of the largest congregations of farmers" in Delhi, the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) claimed on Wednesday.

The farmers demand implementation of the MS Swaminathan Committee report, increased MSP and a Parliament session to discuss two Bills

The AIKSCC, which claims to be an umbrella body of 207 organizations of farmers and agricultural workers, said a cultural programme would be held at Ramlila Ground.

Farmers, from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and other states, will march on four different routes in the national capital.

Police said they have made elaborate arrangements for the rally on Friday when the farmers will begin their march from Ramlila Ground to Parliament Street.