The march has been organised under the banner of the All-India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC), a platform of 200 farmers’ groups. Farmers from different parts of the country, including Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh are taking part in the rally.
Rahul Gandhi addresses the farmers. Loan waiver is given to corporates, but not farmers, he says. "This fight is for jobs and the future of farmers," Mr. Gandhi says.