Farmers’ leader P Ayyakannu accuses BJP of threatening farmers

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Ayyakannu blamed BJP leader, H Raja who is instrumented on that count. Speaking to the reporters here on Monday, Ayyakannu claimed that he had been receiving more than 500 phone calls for the past two days and the callers whom he had identified them are BJP functionaries from various districts, including Thanjavur and Karur, and told him to wind up the protest in Delhi otherwise, he would be run over by either a lorry or a car. 

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Farmers start indefinite protest in Chennai

Farmers protest

The agitators began their protest by paying homage to the peasants killed in police firing in Madhya Pradesh recently. Raising slogans seeking justice for farmers, Ayyakkanu emphasised that they faced a slew of problems and urged the government to look into their demands. He hit out at the Tamil Nadu government for going against a recent Madras High Court directive asking it to extend farm loan waiver to all categories of farmers.  

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CM may take up ryot’s issues with PM, says Ayyakannu

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Following a meeting with the Agriculture Minister R Doraikannu on Tuesday, P Ayyakannu, president, Desiya Thennindia Nadigal Inaippu Vivasayigal Sangam, revealed that the Minister had agreed in principle to their demands and to convey it to the Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy, so that it can be taken up with the Prime Minister, when the CM meets him on Wednesday.

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Farmers leave for New Delhi to attend national meet on May 21

Farmers leave for New Delhi

A 15-member team of farmers from Tamil Nadu on Thursday left for New Delhi to attend a national-level meeting that is scheduled to be held in national capital on May 21 to discuss the further course of protest.

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