Farmers call for Grameen Bharat bandh on January 8
Sunday, December 1, 2019, 12:39 PM
The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee(AIKSCC) declared on Saturday that farmers across the country will organise a nationwide 'Grameen Bharat' bandh on January 8 against the anti-farmer policies and inaction of the Centre on the demands of the farmers. AIKSCC is the umbrella body of over 100 farmer organizations from across India. The decision was made at the 3rd National Convention of AIKSCC.
Farmers Go On Indefinite Strike In Noida Over Land Being Acquired
Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 7:29 AM
After over two-weeks of sit-in demonstration, some farmers in Noida have launched an-indefinite-fast to press for their demands, including enhanced compensation in lieu of their land acquired by the Noida Authority over the years. Scores of farmers, under the banner of ''Kisan Astitva Bachao Andolan'', have been protesting outside the authority office in Sector 6 since February-12. Some farmers launched indefinite fast on Monday.