s protests against the government’s new farm laws intensifies, all leaders of farmers’ bodies are on a hunger strike today.
Leaders of agitating farmer unions said they will hold a one-day hunger strike on Monday (December 14) and protests will be held in all district headquarters to press their demand for the repeal of the new farm laws, as more protesters headed for Delhi with a large group blocking the key Delhi-Jaipur national highway when it was stopped by police on Haryana-Rajasthan border.
The fast will be observed from 8:00 am today till 5:00 pm. The farmers here told that they have a habit of fasting this way. Some farmers also asserted that when they go to sell crops, they have to stay hungry for one or two days.