Farmer body BKS plans protests across Rajasthan on June 15

The BKS demands minimum support prices for farm produce and a special assembly session to discuss farmer issues.     

Published: 12th June 2017 04:25 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th June 2017 04:25 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

JAIPUR: RSS-affiliated farmers' outfit Bhartiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) today announced that it would stage sit-in protests across Rajasthan on June 15 demanding minimum support prices for farm produce and a special assembly session to discuss farmer issues.     

"We had convened a meeting of farmers here and handed over a representation to the government last month demanding that a special session of the legislative assembly be called for one day to discuss farmers issue but the government has shown no interest," BKS general secretary Kailash Kangolia told reporters here.     

He said the the outfit has now decided to start Mahapadav (sit-in) of farmers at all the divisions for resolution of their issues. 

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