Kisan Bharat Bandh Today against Agricultural Laws of the Central Government, 24 Opposition Parties Are in Favor
Today on 8 December, Farmers across the country have declared Bharat Bandh against the new agricultural laws issued by the central government. Many political parties and union trade have come in the support of Bharat Bandh. The farmer protest has been continued even after several level talks with the government. The talk has yet not reached any conclusion. On December 9, the government and farmers will have to meet again to come to conclusion.
Bharat Bandh – 8 December: Highlights
- Farmers have declared Bharat Bandh today against the agricultural laws issued by the Central government
- Many political parties and trade unions have come in the support of farmers
- No conclusion reached in several level talks between the farmers and the central government
- On December 9, the government and farmers will have to talk again
24 Political Parties Have Come In Favor of Bharat Bandh
24 political parties have come in the support of Farmers and Bharat Bandh, these are as follows:
- Shiv Sena
- Akali Dal
- Trouble Alliance
- Aam Aadmi Party
- SUCI (C)
- Swaraj India
Action Was Taken Against Former UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav
UP police have taken action against 28 party workers of the Samajwadi party including UP former CM Akhilesh Yadav due to violating Covid-19 guidelines and disturbing law and order in the demonstration in Lucknow. Akhilesh Yadav along with his party workers was demonstrating in Lucknow on Monday in the support of farmers.
— Akhilesh Yadav (@yadavakhilesh) December 8, 2020
Punjab Transport Association has also supported the Bharat Bandh of farmers. Charanjit Singh, president of the association, said that the All India Motor Transport Congress has decided to jam the wheel on December 8 in support of the farmers. Transport Union, Truck Union, Tempo Union have all decided to make the Bharat Bandh successful. This Bharat Bandh will take place all over India on December 8.
TTA.UP-TRUCK TRANSPORTERS ASSOCIATION UP welcomes our central mother body
AIMTC-ALL INDIA MOTOR TRANSPORT CONGRESS's CHAKKA JAAM-Supporting the farmers. Starting Dec 7 from Jammu Kashmir till Punjab border followed by the nationwide trucks,buses and taxis chakka jaam Dec 8🇮🇳🚛🚕 pic.twitter.com/QLM4gml5Is
— Vibhor Ravi Gupta 🇮🇳 (@V_R_G_INC) December 5, 2020
Maharashtra: Pune APMC market remains open on 'Bharat Bandh'
"We support farmers' agitation. But we've kept the market open today so farm produces coming in from other states can be stored or else they will rot. It will be sold tomorrow only," says a local trader, Sachin Paygude pic.twitter.com/r2tavcyOnp
— ANI (@ANI) December 8, 2020