All eyes on government over farmers issues: BSP chief Mayawati says before Winter Session of Parliament
Mallikarjun Kharge said demands were also raised to extend compensation to those farmers who died during the protest against the three farm laws.
Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait accused the Narendra Modi-led central government of running away from a debate over the issue.
If the government gives legal guarantee for MSP then farmers in Telangana will also benefit, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait noted.
'Not going home, government must talk to us on other demands': Tikait rakes up MSP issue as he demands Union Minister Ajay Mishra's arrest
He claimed that as chief minister of Gujarat Modi was part of a committee that suggested to the then prime minister Manmohan Singh that a law guaranteeing MSP was required.
Farm laws: SC panel member says will decide on releasing report after analysing 'legal consequences'
The panel, after studying the three farm laws and consultation with stakeholders, had submitted its report to the apex court on March 19.
The 'mahapanchayat' has been called by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of the agitating farmer unions.
Akhilesh Yadav said farmers would not get justice as long as the BJP's 'triple-engine' government remains in power.
BSP supremo Mayawati said she expects the government to repeal the three contentious farm laws and relieve the farmers.
Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi stops his cavalcade near protest site, reiterates support to farmers
Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi stopped his cavalcade when he saw a protest by farmers at a toll plaza near Jhallian village on Ropar-Chamkaur Sahib road.
A senior police officer said adequate security arrangements have been made to maintain the law and order situation and prevent any untoward incident during the bandh.
The farmers blocked Delhi borders at Singhu, Tikri, Chilla and Ghazipur besides the Delhi-Noida flyway and Gurgugram-Delhi highway.
Arvind Kejriwal on Monday requested the Centre to consider the demands of farmers protesting against the three farm laws.
Samyukt Kisan Morcha, the umbrella body of over 40 farm unions spearheading the farmers' agitation, had on Thursday appealed to the people to join the bandh.
The ruling DMK appealed to the people, farmers, farm workers and traders to take part in the proposed nationwide strike on September 27.