Farmers' protest in Delhi: Cultivators march to Ramlila Maidan to demand special session of Parliament [Photos]

Thousands of farmers staged a rally in Delhi to protest to demand better Minimum Support Price and loan waivers.

FP Staff November 29, 2018 19:33:34 IST
Thousands of farmers, have planned to march to Ram Lila Maidan in Delhi to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce. Firstpost
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Thousands of farmers, have planned to march to Ram Lila Maidan in Delhi to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce. Firstpost
The two-day march organised by the CPM-All India Kisan Sabha has the support of 200-odd organisations that comprise the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC). Firstpost
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The two-day march organised by the CPM-All India Kisan Sabha has the support of 200-odd organisations that comprise the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC). Firstpost
The main demands include removal of all farmer loans, profitable price for their agricultural products and a Rs 5,000 pension for farmers per month. Twitter/@nehadixit123
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The main demands include removal of all farmer loans, profitable price for their agricultural products and a Rs 5,000 pension for farmers per month. Twitter/@nehadixit123
The farmers are also demanding a 21-day special session of Parliament to discuss the continuing agrarian distress. ANI
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The farmers are also demanding a 21-day special session of Parliament to discuss the continuing agrarian distress. ANI
More than 700 farmers have committed suicide in Tamil Nadu due to loans that they could not repay. Lack of water and drought like situations for the last five years have added to the suffering. Twitter/@nehadixit123
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More than 700 farmers have committed suicide in Tamil Nadu due to loans that they could not repay. Lack of water and drought like situations for the last five years have added to the suffering. Twitter/@nehadixit123
The farmers marching to Ram Lila were welcomed by several supporters and lawyers. Organisations such DU for farmers also joined the cultivators in the march. Firstpost
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The farmers marching to Ram Lila were welcomed by several supporters and lawyers. Organisations such DU for farmers also joined the cultivators in the march. Firstpost
The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) has claimed that two-day rally will be “one of the largest congregations of farmers” in Delhi in recent times. Twitter/@cpimspeak
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The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) has claimed that two-day rally will be “one of the largest congregations of farmers” in Delhi in recent times. Twitter/@cpimspeak