Tamil Nadu farmers in Delhi protest over loan waivers, say 'rain or sun, they won’t stop'

Scores of Tamil Nadu farmers landed in Delhi to resume their agitation for loan waiver and drought-relief package on Sunday.

FP Staff July 18, 2017 10:24:35 IST
Scores of Tamil Nadu farmers, who had grabbed eyeballs with their unique protest earlier in the year, landed at New Delhi to resume their agitation for loan waiver and drought-relief package on Sunday. PTI
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Scores of Tamil Nadu farmers, who had grabbed eyeballs with their unique protest earlier in the year, landed at New Delhi to resume their agitation for loan waiver and drought-relief package on Sunday. PTI
The farmers, clad in green loin cloth, demonstrated with the skulls of their peers and two bottles of poison. P Ayyakkannu, the leader of the group of farmers said that, “Rain or sun, our agitation will not stop,” PTI
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The farmers, clad in green loin cloth, demonstrated with the skulls of their peers and two bottles of poison. P Ayyakkannu, the leader of the group of farmers said that, “Rain or sun, our agitation will not stop,” PTI
The farmers tried to stage a demonstration near the prime minister's residence on Lok Kalyan Marg. They were, however, detained by the police. PTI
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The farmers tried to stage a demonstration near the prime minister's residence on Lok Kalyan Marg. They were, however, detained by the police. PTI
They have been demanding a drought relief package of Rs 40,000 crore, farm loan waiver and setting up of Cauvery Management Board by the Centre. PTI
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They have been demanding a drought relief package of Rs 40,000 crore, farm loan waiver and setting up of Cauvery Management Board by the Centre. PTI