This was announced on Friday, August 27, following a two-day peasants’ convention called by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) at Delhi’s Singhu border. The SKM is an umbrella of several protesting unions.
Bhartiya Kisan Union (Lakhowal) general secretary Harinder Singh Lakhowal said the blockade last for 24 hours.
A senior Delhi Police officer said the situation is peaceful and remains under control, adding that no report of any untoward incident has so far been received.
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The Samyukta Kisan Morcha said that electoral defeat will force the BJP-led government at the Centre to repeal the three farm laws.
The appeal made by the umbrella body came as the Congress plans to move a no-confidence motion against the BJP-JJP government on March 10
Protesters, including women, carrying their respective union flags as well as black flags shouted slogans against the BJP-led government at the Centre for not acceding to their demands.
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Besides multiple railway stations across Punjab and Haryana, the 'rail roko' protest was also staged at different places in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka, among others.
The SKM had said that the rail blockade will be held across the country from 12pm to 4pm.
Farmer leader Hannan Mollah says in the days to come, plans are to hold dozens of mahapanchayats in various states as big rallies help to build support for the cause.
No 'chakka jam' in Delhi says farmers' body, asks protestors to be peaceful during highway blockade
Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Sunday claimed that over 100 people were missing and at least one has died since Republic Day.
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha said that it will not allow the government and other forces inimical to peaceful movement to break farmers' struggle.
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A man rides three-wheeler infront of a wall graffiti, painted as Tokyo 2020 Paralympics medal winners athletes in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
National General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee with former Union Minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo after the latter joined the Trinamool Congress in Kolkata.PTI Photo
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