New Delhi, Dec 07: Farmer groups, camping at various Delhi border points for over a week, have called for Bharat Bandh on Tuesday to protest against three recently enacted agriculture-related legislations. The nationwide strike will begin at 11 am and go on till 3 pm and emergency serviced will not be affected.
Thousands of farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, are protesting against the new farm laws which they claim will dismantle the minimum support price (MSP) system, leaving them at the “mercy” of big corporate houses.
Several rounds of talks between the Centre and farmers have failed to break the deadlock.
Bharat Bandh on December 8: Services likely to be hit
- Transport facilities and supplies of essentials like vegetables and fruits are likely to be affected in Delhi.
- All fruit and vegetable mandis in Delhi, including the Azad Nagar mandi will…