Highlights:

  • The farmers’ organizations said that the protest will go on until the central government withdraws the agricultural laws.
  • The central government does not appear to be taking back its steps on the issue of agricultural laws.
  • Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait will meet West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee today to discuss the strategy to further intensify the ongoing farmers’ protest.

Today, claiming that 500 farmers have died so far during the farmers’ protest, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi, “In defense of the farmland and the country, farmers died slowly, but farmers are not afraid, farmers are standing up even today.”

On several borders of the national capital, Delhi, thousands of farmers have been protesting against the Centre’s 3 new Agricultural Laws for over 6 months. Farmers from western Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan have long been stood up at Delhi borders with demands for repealing the agricultural laws.

According to the farmers’ organizations, the protest will go on until the central government withdraws the agricultural laws. However, the central government does not appear to be taking back its steps on the issue of agricultural laws.

Meanwhile, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait will meet West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee today to discuss the strategy to further intensify the ongoing farmers’ protest against the new agricultural laws.

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