Dilli chalo: Farmers march updates

Dilli chalo: Farmers march updates

The farmers began their march from Ramlila Maidan. Farmers from various parts of the country converged at Delhi's iconic ground yesterday.
 
Thousands of farmers, arrived at the National Capital chanting “Dilli chalo”, on Friday took out a Kisan Mukti March, demanding that the government bring in legislation for a guaranteed minimum support price (MSP) for their produce and freedom from debts. They have reached the Parliament Street, where several leaders are expected to address the rally.
 
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.
 



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