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Farmers Protest Spreads Across The Nation

Several farmer organisations claim the new farm bills are 'anti-farmers' and protest at various parts of the nation.

September 28, 2020

Farmers raise slogans as they block train tracks with tractors on the twentieth day of their ongoing 'Rail Roko' protest over recent farm reform bills, at Devi Dass Pura village in Amritsar.

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Farmers raise slogans as they block train tracks with tractors on the twentieth day of their ongoing 'Rail Roko' protest over recent farm reform bills, at Devi Dass Pura village in Amritsar.

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Farmers raise slogans as they block train tracks with tractors on the twentieth day of their ongoing 'Rail Roko' protest over recent farm reform bills, at Devi Dass Pura village in Amritsar.

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Farmer raise slogans during the ongoing 'Rail Roko' protest over the farm reform bills, at Devi Dass Pura village about 20 km from Amritsar.

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Members of various farmers organizations block toll gates on the National Highway (NH7) during a protest against Central government over the new farm reform bills, in Patiala district.

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Members of various farmers organizations block a Reliance refilling station during a protest over the recent farm bills, in Patiala district.

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Swaraj India Chief Yogendra Yadav along with others being detained by police during a protest over the farm reform bills, in Sirsa district.

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Farmers block railway tracks during the ongoing 'Rail Roko' protest over the farm reform bills, at Devi Dass Pura village in Amritsar.

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Members of various farmers organisations block a national highway during a protest against Central Government over farm reform bills, in Patiala district.

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Former Patiala member of Parliament Dharamvir Gandhi addresses farmers during a protest of various farmers organisations against the recent agricultural reform bills, near Punjab-Haryana border in Ambala district.

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Members of various farmers organisations block NH-7 Toll Gate during a protest against Central Government over farm reform bills, in Patiala.

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Members of various farmers organisations block Dhareri Jattan Toll Plaza during a protest against Central Government over farm reform bills, in Patiala.

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Folk artists perform Mahishasura Mardini on a field, ahead of Durga Puja festival, in Nadia district.

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Farmers raise slogans as they burn effigies of Congress, BJP, and SAD party leader during a demonstration against newly passed agriculture bills, on the outskirts of Amritsar.

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Farmers stop the car of BJP MP Sunita Duggal as they stage a protest over the farm reform bills passed in Parliament, in Hisar.

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Congress party workers during a protest over the farm reform bills passed in Parliament, at Gandhi Chowk in Latur.

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Members of various farmers' organizations block railways tracks at Dhalan, during their ongoing agitation over new farm laws, in Patiala.

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Congress workers stage a silent protest against the passing of farm reform bills in Parliament, in Karad.

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Congress party workers during a protest against the central government over the farm reform bills, at Shivaji Chowk in Navi Mumbai.

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Police personnel try to stop Shiromani Akali Dal supporters who were holding a protest march over the new farm laws, Chandigarh. SAD supporters Thursday began protest marches from three religious centres towards Chandigarh to submit memorandums to Punjab Governor demanding revocation of farm laws by the Centre.

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Farmers block rail tracks near Multania during their agitation over new farm laws, in Bathinda.

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Members of Kisan Ekta Sangh during a sit-in protest against the farm reform bills, in Noida.

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Members of various farmers organizations block a railway track during a protest against the central government over the farm reform bills, at Dhablan village in Patiala.

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A farmer holding a flag blocks a train track during the ongoing 'Rail Roko' or 'Stop the Trains' agitation, against the central government over newly passed agri-bills, at Devi Dass Pura village, 20km from Amritsar.

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Farmers block a train track during their ongoing 'Rail Roko' or 'Stop the Trains' agitation, against the central government over newly passed agri-bills, at Devi Dass Pura village, 20km from Amritsar.

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Farmers burn a pack of Reliance Jio SIM cards during a protest against corporate businesses, on the seventh day of their ongoing 'Rail Roko' or 'Stop the Trains' demonstration over the newly introduced agri-bills, at Devi Dass Pura village in Amritsar district.

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Farmers raise slogans during their ongoing 'Rail Roko' or 'Stop the Trains' agitation, against the central government over newly passed agri-bills, at Devi Dass Pura village, 20km from Amritsar.

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Bahujan Samaj Party supporters stage a protest against the central government over the newly passed farm bills and the post-matric scholarship scam, in Patiala.

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Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Sougata Roy addresses as party's Rajya Sabha MP Dola Sen (L) looks on, during a rally of INTTUC over the recent farm bills, in Kolkata.

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Protestors raise slogans as they arrive to join farmers in their ongoing 'Rail Roko' or 'Stop the Trains' agitation against the central government's newly introduced agri-bills, at Devi Dass Pura village, 20km from Amritsar.

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Farmers block a railway track during their ongoing 'Rail Roko' or 'Stop the Trains' agitation, against the central government over newly passed agri-bills, at Devi Dass Pura village, 20km from Amritsar.

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Police personnel keep a watch as farmers under the banner of Bhartiya Kisan Union (Asli) stage a protest march over various farmers' issues including new farm laws, in Moradabad.

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Pradesh Congress workers take part in an agitation against the Central government over the newly passed farm bills, in Kolkata.

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MK Stalin’s son and DMK youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin along with leaders of allied parties during a protest against the agricultural reform bills, in Chennai.

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Sardar Sena members take part in a protest march against privatization and new farm laws, in Varanasi.

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Farmers block railway tracks during their ongoing 'Rail Roko' or 'Stop the Trains' agitation, against the central government over newly passed agri-bills, at Devi Dass Pura village, 20km from Amritsar.

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DPCC President Ch Anil Kumar along with party workers being detained during their Kisan-Mazdoor Nyay March from Rajghat to Raj Niwas to protest against the new farm bills, in New Delhi.

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An Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) activist wearing a mask holds a placard during a protest against the recently passed farmers bill 2020, in Thane district.

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Protestors raise slogans as they arrive to join farmers in their ongoing 'Rail Roko' or 'Stop the Trains' agitation against the central government's newly introduced agri-bills, at Devi Dass Pura village, 20km from Amritsar.

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DMK President MK Stalin during a demonstration launched by the party against the agricultural reform bills, in Keezhambi village of Kanchipuram district.

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Locals join farmers in their ongoing 'Rail Roko' or 'Stop the Trains' agitation, against the central government over newly passed agri-bills, at Devi Dass Pura village, 20km from Amritsar.

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DPCC President Ch Anil Kumar talks to the media while being tained by the police along with party workers during their Kisan-Mazdoor Nyay March from Rajghat to Raj Niwas to protest against the new farm bills, in New Delhi.

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Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh along with his Cabinet colleagues and MLAs stages a dharna against farm bills, on Shaheed Bhagat Singh's birth anniversary, at Khatkar Kalan in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar.

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Farmers shout slogans as they arrive to take part in an agitation against the Central government over newly passed farm bills, at Devi Dass Pura village, 20km from Amritsar.

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Farmers and activists of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) carry traditional ploughing instruments during a protest against the passing of recent farmers bill 2020, in Guwahati.

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Police detain Delhi Congress workers, who were staging Kisan-Mazdoor Nyay March from Rajghat to Raj Niwas to protest against the new farm bills, in New Delhi.

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Pradesh Congress workers take part in an agitation against the Central government over the newly passed farm bills, in Kolkata.

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Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal addresses a gathering of party workers and farmers to mobilise them for October 1 Kisan March, which would commence from all three Sikh religious Takhts in the state to Mohali, in Ropar district.

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Farmers block railway tracks during 'Rail Roko Andolan' against the central government's newly introduced farm bills, at Devi Dass Pura village, 20km from Amritsar.

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Farmers on their way to block railway tracks during 'Rail Roko Andolan' against the central government's newly introduced farm bills, at Devi Dass Pura village, 20km from Amritsar.

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Farmers arrive to block railway tracks during 'Rail Roko Andolan' against the central government's newly introduced farm bills, at Devi Dass Pura village, 20km from Amritsar.

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Farmers block the railway tracks at Jalandhar Cantt Railway Station during their protest against the new farm bills, in Jalandhar.

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Members of various farmer organizations block railway tracks during a protest against the central government over the farm reform bills, at Nabha in Patiala.

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Farmers shout slogans while blocking a railway track during their protest against the new farm bills, at Devi Dass Pura village, about 20 kilometers from Amritsar.

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Farmers during a protest against the farm reform bills passed in Parliament recently, in Bengaluru.

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Members of various farmer organizations block a railway track during a protest against the central government over agriculture related ordinances, at Nabha in Patiala.

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Members of various farmer organizations block a railway track during a protest against the central government over agriculture related ordinances, at Nabha in Patiala.

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Indian Youth Congress (IYC) activists participate in a torch procession during a protest against farmers' bills, in New Delhi.

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Members of Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) raise slogans during a protest over the recently passed farm bills, in Chennai.

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Members of Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) raise slogans and tear copies of recently passed farm bills during a protest, in Chennai.

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Farmers block a railway track as they participate in 'Rail Roko Andolan' during a protest against the farm bills passed in both the Houses of Parliament recently, at village Devi Dass Pura, about 20km from Amritsar.

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Members of various farmer organizations block railway tracks during a protest against the central government over agriculture related ordinances, at Nabha in Patiala.

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Members of various farmer organizations block a railway track during a protest against the central government over agriculture related ordinances, at Nabha in Patiala.

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers stage a protest against the farm bills passed in Parliament recently, in Bhopal.

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Police use water cannons to disperse supporters of Lok Insaaf Party (Punjab) during a protest over the passage of recent farm bills and electricity amendment bill, at Punjab-Haryana border in Ambala district.

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Farmers take part in a protest rally by All India Trinamool Congress party against the farm bills passed in Parliament, in Kolkata.

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Farmers take part in a protest rally by All India Trinamool Congress party against the farm bills passed in Parliament, in Kolkata.

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Cricketer-turned-politician Congress party leader Navjot Singh Sidhu along with party workers during a protest against the farm bills passed in Parliament, in Amritsar.

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Members of various Tamil outfits burn copies of the farm bills that have been passed in both the Houses of Parliament recently, during their protest, in Chennai.

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Members of various organizations stage a protest against the farm bills that have been passed in both the Houses of Parliament recently, in Chennai.

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Members of various Tamil outfits hold placards and raise slogans during a protest over farm bills passed in the Parliament, in Chennai.

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Representatives of various farmers' organizations stage a protest against the Central government over agriculture related issues, in Patiala

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Farmers protest against the passage of new farm bills in the Parliament and land legislations proposed by the Karnataka government, in Bengaluru.

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Activists of the National Students' Union of India (NSUI) shout slogans against the central government and Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut following the passing of agriculture bills, in Amritsar.

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Farmers protest against the passage of new farm bills in the Parliament and land legislations proposed by the Karnataka government, in Bengaluru.

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Congress party activists shout slogans during a protest over the passage of recent farm bills, in Amritsar.

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Jharkhand Congress President and State Finance Minister Rameshwar Oraon along with other legislators during a protest against passage of farm bills in the Parliament, outside Jharkhand Assembly in Ranchi.

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West Bengal Pradesh Kisan Congress committee activists participate in a protest rally against the farm bill, in Kolkata.

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Communist Party of India (Marxist) workers protest against farm bills, in Chennai.

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Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee, CWC Chamber and Adampur MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi addresses party leaders and activists during a demonstration against three agriculture ordinances, in Hissar.

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Youth Congress workers stage a protest against farm bills, in Jammu.

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Farmers shout slogans as they block railway tracks during twelfth day of their ongoing agitation against new farm laws, at Devi Dass Pura village near Amritsar.

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Farmers shout slogans as they block railway tracks during twelfth day of their ongoing agitation against new farm laws, at Devi Dass Pura village near Amritsar.

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