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Farmers in Muzaffarnagar show support for protesters from Punjab

The farmers were demonstrating in solidarity with their counterparts from Punjab who have taken out a "Delhi Chalo" march to voice their opposition to the new agriculture legislation. In a similar dharna, activists of the Bhartiya Kisan Sena protested at Chapar village and gave a memorandum to officials against the new legislations demanding the law be repealed as it is "anti-farmers".

PTI | Muzaffarnagar | Updated: 28-11-2020 19:17 IST | Created: 28-11-2020 19:17 IST
Farmers in Muzaffarnagar show support for protesters from Punjab

More than a hundred farmers staged a protest against the Centre's recently enacted new farm laws by blocking the Panipat-Khatima highway near Talda village in Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday, police said. The farmers were demonstrating in solidarity with their counterparts from Punjab who have taken out a "Delhi Chalo" march to voice their opposition to the new agriculture legislation.

In a similar dharna, activists of the Bhartiya Kisan Sena protested at Chapar village and gave a memorandum to officials against the new legislations demanding the law be repealed as it is "anti-farmers". Meanwhile, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) activists led by national spokesperson Rakesh Tikait reached the UP Gate bordering Delhi to stage protests in the national capital.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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