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Sharad Pawar to participate in farmers' agitation in Mumbai Sharad Pawar

Sharad Pawar to participate in farmers' agitation in Mumbai

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 24 Jan 2021, 09:14 am

Mumbai/UNI: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar among other prominent ministers, leaders, activists, office-bearers will participate in the farmers' agitation to be held at Azad Maidan in Mumbai on Monday against three agricultural laws enacted by the central government.

Farmers across the country have been protesting against the Narendra Modi government's agriculture laws and the NCP has already expressed its support to the farmers' agitation that has been going on for the last three-and-a-half months, stated Mahesh Tapase, spokesperson of NCP, in a press release here.

To support the farmers' agitation and to guide the audience, Pawar and other prominent ministers, leaders, activists and office-bearers will participate in the farmers' agitation, he added.

Thousands of farmers, especially from Punjab and Haryana, are staging a sit-in protest along the Delhi borders.

The protest started on November 26. The farmers are demanding a complete rollback of the new farm reform laws and a guarantee on the Minimum Support Price.