Farmers protest in Delhi highlights: Thousands of farmers from different states are arriving in Delhi for two-day protest against the BJP government’s poor policies. The farmers’ protest is being supported by Left-backed outfits. Farmers are demanding loan waiver and better MSP for their produce. According to All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC), the two-day agitation will be one of the largest congregations of farmers in Delhi in recent times. The AIKSCC said that farmers are also demanding from the government to hold a special session of Parliament to discuss all issues relating to agrarian distress and pass the two Bills which have already been tabled in both the Houses as Private Members’ Bills. The has claimed that farmers from Meghalaya, Gujarat, Kerela and Jammu and Kashmir have already reached Delhi.
On Thursday evening, a cultural programme dedicated to farmers will be held at Ramlila Maidan where prominent singers and poets will perform. On Friday, leaders of different political parties except the BJP-led NDA will address the gathering at Parliament Street.