All India Kisan Sabha protest reaches Thane

DN Bureau

The Protest led by more than 20,000 farmers of All Indian Kisan Sabha (AIKS), demanding a complete waiver of loans, arrived in Thane on Friday.

Farmers Protest at Thane
Farmers Protest at Thane

Thane: The Protest led by more than 20,000 farmers of All Indian Kisan Sabha (AIKS), demanding a complete waiver of loans, arrived in Thane on Friday.

Currently, the protest has reached Shahapur in Thane district, which is around 73 Km away from Mumbai.

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The farmers, who are covering a stretch of 30 km every day, aims at gheraoing Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha in Mumbai on March 12.

The 180-km-long march commenced on March 5 from the CBS Chowk in Central Nashik.

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The farmers of the state have been demanding a complete waiver of loans and electricity bills.

Last year, the Maharashtra government had announced a loan waiver of Rs 4,000 crores under the first phase of the farm loan waiver scheme. (ANI)

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