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Kisan-Mazdoor Sangharsh rally brings central Delhi to a standstill

Sep 05, 2018 16:41 IST
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Kisan-Mazdoor Sangharsh rally which is witnessing a crowd of over thousand protestors is marching towards Parliament from Ramlila Maidan. The protestors were camping at Ramlila Maidan from where they started their rally via Parliament Street. Thousands of farmers and workers took out a protest march in the national capital Wednesday demanding remunerative prices for farm produce as per the Swaminathan Committee recommendations, loan waiver and a minimum wage of not less than Rs 18,000 a month. Organised by Left-wing farmers’ and workers’ outfits, the ‘Mazdoor Kishan Sangharsh Rally’, began from the Ramlila Maidan and culminated at the Parliament Street. Carrying red flags and shouting slogans against the policies of the Central government, the participants, who came from across the country, also assailed the BJP’s “communal and divisive” agenda. Leaders of trade unions and farmers’ organisations addressed the rally at the Parliament Street.