Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar detained during farmers’ rally in MP's Mandsaur

The rally, called the Kisan Mukti Yatra, was started today by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee to protest the killings of six farmers in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur district.

Published: 06th July 2017 05:01 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th July 2017 07:52 PM   |  A+A-

Swaraj India leader Yogendra Yadav. | AFP File Photo

By ANI

BHOPAL: Swaraj Abhiyan chief Yogendra Yadav, activists Medha Patkar, Paras Saklecha and others were detained by police during a farmers rally in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh.

The rally, called the Kisan Mukti Yatra, was started today by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee to protest the killings of six farmers in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur district on June 6.

 The farmers also demanded complete loan waiver and fair price of their agricultural produce.

The march was scheduled to start from Mandsaur on July 6 and culminate at New Delhi on July 18 after passing through Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

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