Protest demonstration by Bharatiya Kisan Sangh

Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, a Sangh Parivar Organization called for a protest demonstration on 29.1.13 at Valluvar Kottam, Chennai. The demands raised by BKS are:

· To declare the Tamilnadu State as a drought hit area and give compensation of Rs.60,000 crores to the farmers.

· To redeem the agricultural loans taken due to drought - this resulted in no production.

· Roll back of FDI and should prepare a separate budget for farmers

· Provide Electricity to farmers for not less than 12 hours

· Inter-linking of rivers like Brahmaputra, Ganges and Yamuna with that of Cauvery.

To gazatte the final award of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.

Sri Dinesh Kulkarni Akhila Bharatiya adhikari addressing the gathering.

1194 farmers/volunteers participated from all the districts. Akhila Bharatiya General Secretary of BKS Sri Dinesh Kulkarni, Sri Gopi Ji State Organiser, Sri SriGanesan Ji, Sri R Sunderasan, State General Secretary D.Perumal, Sri Sankara Subramaniam, State Secretary of BMS participated in the protest.

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