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Big Win for Farmers’ Rights as Key Bills make it to Parliament Bills pertaining to Indebtedness and Minimum Support Price will be introduced as Private Members Bills

In a significant victory for rights of India’s agrarian community, two major bills geared towards the welfare of farmers, have received the backing of 21 political parties. These are ‘Farmers Freedom from Indebtedness Bill 2018’ and ‘Farmers’ Right to Guaranteed Remunerative Minimum Support Price for Agricultural Commodities Bill 2018′. On Wednesday, April 25, the All India Kisan…

Kisan Long March ends with Fresh Promises to Farmers Protest called off as government agrees to look into all demands

In a possible relief to farmers and Adivasis from across Maharashtra who had gathered in Mumbai demanding basic rights, the Maharashtra Government has agreed to look into and address their basic demands. Over 30,000 farmers and Adivasis started the Kisan Long March from Nashik on March 6 and covered a distance of nearly 200 kilometers before reaching…

The Kisan Long March enters Mumbai Will their voices be heard?

The All India Kisan Sabha led Kisan Long March entered Mumbai on Sunday. They have walked around 200kms from Nashik to get here. On the second last day of the march, the Farmers decided to walk all day and night so that their protest would not disrupt traffic on Monday morning.

When Farmers burn the Midnight Oil The Kisan Long March changed its schedule to not cause inconvenience to students appearing for exams

Thousands of Farmers and Adivasis walked all night to ensure they reached their destination Azad Maidan early in the morning, just so that students appearing for their Tenth Standard Board SSC Exams would not get inconvenienced due to traffic jams. The farmers who started the Kisan Long March from Nashik on Saturday, reached Thane on…

Suhel Bannerjee

Kisan Long March in Images How farmers and Adivasis from across Maharashtra are gathering in Mumbai to demand their rights

Over the weekend, nearly 30,000 farmers and Adivasis from across Mumbai have gathered in Mumbai. Their objective is to peacefully meet at Azad Maidan and place their demands before the Maharashtra Government. Here are a few images of the over 200 kms long Kisan Long March that began in Nashik on March 6 and culminated…

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