Sanyukt Kisan Morcha calls for Bharat bandh on March 26

All transport services, including road and rail, and business establishments would remain suspended from morning till evening.

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The Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, which is spearheading the protests against the three farm laws, today gave a call for Bharat bandh on March 26 to mark four months of the movement. Following a meeting of farmers’ unions at Kundli, SKM representatives announced programmes to further intensify the agitation.

Union leader Buta Singh Burjgil said the bandh would be observed across the country peacefully. All transport services, including road and rail, and business establishments would remain suspended from morning till evening.

The morcha would hold protests against hike in fuel prices on March 15 and submit memorandums to DCs and SDMs. The SKM would join trade unions’ protest against privatisation of the Railways the same day. The leaders also gave a call to launch a “mandi bachao, kheti bachao” movement. Protests would be held in all mandis on March 19. The morcha would observe the Martyrs Day at Delhi border on March 23. On the occasion of Hola Mohalla on March 28, they would burn copies of the farm laws.

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