Don’t let the session run till the government addresses the issue,” farmer leader Balbir Singh Rajewal said. Parliament’s monsoon session is set to begin on July 19.
Farmers led by farmer leaders Rakesh Tikait, Gurnam Singh Chaduni and United Kisan Morcha leader Yogendra have been staging dharna in front of Tohana Sadar police station in Fatehabad since Saturday.
Several political parties including the Congress, the Shiromani Akali Dal and the Aam Aadmi Party have extended their support to the farmers' call of observing the day as 'black day'.
Farmers talk about the March 26 bandh, Holika and gatka events and summer housing
“The response to all three days of our serial protest has been wonderful. Farmers in Karnataka understand how these laws will impact them.
The eleventh round of talks between protesting farmer unions and three central ministers began at around 1 pm, but not much headway was visible in the first few hours of the meeting.