Indian farmers’ union begins march towards Delhi

A farmer harvesting wheat crop in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh (India) during coronavirus lockdown in April. (Photo: PTI). Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

NEW DELHI, Dec 6, 2020, India Today. Members of Bhartiya Kisan Union Lok Shakti have started their march from Rashtriya Dalit Prerna Sthal in Noida to Delhi in support of the farmers’ protest against the Centre’s farm laws. The security force has been deployed and barricading has been done at Kalindi Kunj border from where they’re scheduled to enter Delhi, India Today reported.

Congress has decided to support the Bharat Bandh on December 8. We will be demonstrating the same at our party offices. It will be a step strengthening Rahul Gandhi’s support to the farmers. We will ensure that the demonstration is successful: Congress Spokesperson Pawan Khera.

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