Around more than one lakh farmers began a huge protest march on Thursday from Brijwasan on the borders of Delhi to Ramlila grounds, demanding a special parliament session to talk about the agrarian crises. The two-day ‘Kisan Mukti March’ has been organized by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC).
Tomorrow the agriculturists plans to protest near parliament, demanding the passing of bills for higher minimum support price (MSP) of grains. Farmers likewise need complete relief from homestead loan debt. Protesting agriculturists charge that the Center has “failed to address the farm crisis.”
Swaraj Abhiyan leader, Yogendra Yadav, is leading the march in Delhi. Prior today he tweeted, “Women farmers greet us this morning from Brijwasan as they are set out on Kisan Mukti March. Join us whether you are not an farmer or not. Join the hands that work to feed us.”
Good Morning friends
Women farmers greet us this morning from Brijwasan as they are all set to embark on #KisanMuktiMarch
Join us even if you are not a farmer. Join the hands that toil to feed us.
Jai Kisan! https://t.co/dAztUqALWy
— Yogendra Yadav (@_YogendraYadav) November 29, 2018
The 25-km walk, from Brijwasan, will go through Majnu Ka Tila, Nizamuddin and Anand Vihar, said the AIKSCC. singer, writers and poets are expected to take part in a cultural program ‘Ek Sham Kisan Ke Naam’, devoted to farmers at night.
“On November 30, the agriculturists will begin their walk from Ramlila ground to Parliament. At Parliament Street, farmer leaders will talk on agrarian issues and furthermore leaders of various political parties notwithstanding the BJP will address the gathering,” said CPM leader Hannan Mollah, who is additionally the convener of the AIKSCC.