Thousands of farmers march in Delhi for loan waiver, higher crop prices; Opposition leaders slam Centre's policies

Thousands of farmers from across the country marched from Ramlila Maidan to Parliament Street in Delhi.

FP Staff November 30, 2018 20:53:22 IST
Over 35,000 farmers from across the country converged near Parliament Street Police station in the national capital. PTI
1/7
Over 35,000 farmers from across the country converged near Parliament Street Police station in the national capital. PTI
All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC), said farmers from 24 states have also joined the protest to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce. PTI
2/7
All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC), said farmers from 24 states have also joined the protest to press for their demands, including debt relief and remunerative prices for their produce. PTI
The farmers from different parts of the country, including Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh had gathered at the Ramlila ground by Thursday. PTI
3/7
The farmers from different parts of the country, including Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh had gathered at the Ramlila ground by Thursday. PTI
Under the umbrella of AIKSCC, 207 organisations of farmers and agricultural workers, many farmers kept pouring into the city. PTI
4/7
Under the umbrella of AIKSCC, 207 organisations of farmers and agricultural workers, many farmers kept pouring into the city. PTI
The AIKSCC claimed that the two-day rally was one of the largest congregations of farmers in Delhi. Twitter/@nehadixit123
5/7
The AIKSCC claimed that the two-day rally was one of the largest congregations of farmers in Delhi. Twitter/@nehadixit123
CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Loktantrik Janata Dal president Sharad Yadav were among the Opposition leaders who addressed the Kisan Mukti March. PTI
6/7
CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Loktantrik Janata Dal president Sharad Yadav were among the Opposition leaders who addressed the Kisan Mukti March. PTI
Former JNU president Kanhaiya Kumar and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani were also present at the march. Leaders of all Opposition parties stood united with farmers. PTI
7/7
Former JNU president Kanhaiya Kumar and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani were also present at the march. Leaders of all Opposition parties stood united with farmers. PTI