04 June Sunday

Second Farmers Protest Begins Today

Web Desk (Tvm)Updated: Monday Mar 20, 2023

New Delhi : The Kisan Maha Panchayat  on Monday marked beginning of  second farmers' protest in Delhi  against the Modi government. Lakhs of farmers from several  states streamed to  Ramlila Maidan where, the  Samyukta Kisan Morcha leaders proclaimed continuing of protest on stronger note.

After the historic farmers' agitation,  in Delhi led by Samyukta Kisan Morcha Centre’s anti-farm  laws, brought the  Central govt to its knees. Delhi  becomes venue to farmers protest once again.

Protest demands raised by Kisan Maha Panchayat are :
-     Legal guarantee  for the Minimum Support Price(MSP)
-   Dissolution of Committee the Centre unilaterally appointed to fix MSPs.
-   Setting up of  a new committee that includes farmer leaders,
-   Waiver of  farm loans,
-   300 units of free electricity to farmers for irrigation.
-   Removal of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Mishra from the cabinet
-  Arrest of mastermind behind Lakhimpur killings.

Protest events shall be held at sites in several  States.  At the press conference  Ramlila, the  Samyukta Kissan Morcha leaders said Modi government’s development policy are designed to only  help  corporates profit. Samyukta Kissan Morcha leaders Hannan Molla, Darshan Pal, Bhutasingh, social activist Medha Patkar and others participated in the press conference.