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Tamil Nadu Farmers Call Off Stir

Chennai:  JUNE 10TH A group of farmers, who continued their protest after ending their over a month-long stir in New Delhi insisting  for various demands, called off the protest on Saturday following assurance from Chief Minister E Palaniswami.

The farmers have given the government two months to meet their demands — drought relief package, farm loan waiver and higher minimum support price.

The farmers, led by the National South Indian Rivers Inter-Linking Farmers Association chief P Ayyakannu had staged a protest for 40 days at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi pressing for various demands, including comprehensive drought relief.

 

Jun 10, 2017
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