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Farmers' to protest against the Centre from June 1

Chandigarh: Farmers under the banner of Kisan Ekta Manch and Rashtriya Kisan Maha Sangh on Wednesday announced not to supply vegetables, fruits, milk and other crops to cities for 10 days starting from June 1 to protest against alleged anti-farmers policies of the Centre.

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A meeting of the coordination committee of these two farmers' organisations was held here to give final shape to the programme.

We have been demanding minimum income guarantee scheme, implementation of Swaminathan Commission report and waiver of farmers' debt.

Farmers from northern and central India will not supply vegetables, fruits, milk and other crops from June 1 till June 10. We will not go to cities to supply their produce. Farmers will take holidays for ten days, Bhartiya Kisan Union president Balbir Singh Rajewal said.

Farmers from several states including Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh took part in the meeting.



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