Mumbai: Morcha in support of farmers’ agitation

CLOSE TO 100 organisations and civil society teams got here collectively underneath the banner of ‘Kisan Alliance Morcha’ in support of the farmers’ agitation towards the brand new farm legal guidelines in Delhi. The morcha started from Islam Gymkhana on Marine Lines and ended at Azad Maidan. Leaders like activist Medha Patkar and Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana president Raju Shetti have been amongst those that addressed the gathering and voiced their support and expressed solidarity with the farmers in New Delhi.

While audio system questioned the necessity for the brand new farm legal guidelines, in addition they raised questions over the formation of the four-member committee by the Supreme Court to mediate between the federal government and farmers.

“We want to give a clear message to the government that this fight will go on until the farm laws are taken back,” mentioned Dr Shaheryar Ansari, consultant of Students Islamic Organisation of India. Samyukta Kisan Morcha, which is main the protest on the Delhi border, has given a national name to accentuate and broaden the battle from January 23 to 26.

In Maharashtra, on January 23, hundreds of tractors and autos will begin their journey to Mumbai. On January 24, hundreds of farmers and staff will converge on the Azad Maidan in Mumbai and start their three-day sit-in. On January 25, an enormous rally might be taken to Raj Bhavan and a memo might be submitted to the governor.  On January 26, there might be a flag hoisting ceremony at Azad Maidan to watch Republic Day.


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