The 6-hour long mahapanchayat platform had over 70 speakers addressing the crowd which included not just farmers but people from all trades in rural areas.
The Kisan Mahapanchayat will be a historic event with at least 15 to 20 lakh participants, claimed Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) protesting the Centre’s three agriculture reform laws.
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Karnal SDM Ayush Sinha, a 2018-batch IAS officer, was caught on camera telling police to ‘break farmers’ heads’ during the protest.
The police crackdown on a group at Bastara toll plaza in Karnal, Haryana, on Saturday resulted in 10 protestors getting seriously injured.
The CM announced a hike of Rs 35 per quintal in the state assured price (SAP) of sugarcane after a meeting with farmer leaders.
The farmers were angry over lack of steps to protect their crops from damage by herds of stray cattle,
Farmers from different parts of the country have been protesting against the Centre’s three contentious farm laws since November last year.
More than Rs. 19,500 crores transferred directly into the accounts of over 9.75 crores beneficiary farmer families
An annual financial benefit of Rs 6,000 is provided to eligible beneficiary farmer families, payable in three equal four-monthly installments of Rs 2,000 each, under the PM-KISAN scheme.
The umbrella of participating unions has now decided on a new set of protests over the Centre’s three contentious farm laws.
The number of farmers who benefitted in 2018-19 was 1,71,50,873, which increased to 2,04,63,590 in 2019-20 and reached 2,10,07,563 in 2020-21, the government informed Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
The 'Kisan Sansad' is part of the latest strategy of the farmers who have been protesting against the Centre's three contentious farm laws at multiple Delhi borders since November last year.
The Opposition has been cornering the Centre on the contentious farm laws in Parliament, with the uproar often leading to washing out of proceedings in both Houses.
A senior video journalist of a leading media channel was allegedly attacked during the protest organised by farmers against the three farm laws in Delhi.
Over 10 rounds of talks with the government, which has been projecting the laws at major agricultural reforms, have failed to break the deadlock between the two sides.
'I want to tell through you (media) that farmers should leave the path of protest and come for dialogue. We are ready for talks if they come with issues in the bills,' Narendra Singh Tomar said
Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav said the phone numbers of farmer leaders will figure in the data of the year 2020-21.
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