Farmer leaders have declared a Bharat Bandh on December 8.
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait reiterated that the farmers will observe a Bharat bandh or nationwide strike on December 8.
Both leaders not only enjoyed important positions in their respective parties but were regarded as “heavyweights”. Both were great friends too, large-hearted and enjoyed good relationships with leaders from other parties.
With several months to go for the assembly elections in West Bengal, the political violence between the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is gradually gaining intensity.
Apart from PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Narendra Singh Tomar, Piyush Goyal were present in this meeting, which lasted for about one and a half hours.
Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in the country and news is coming out that more than 170 farmers agitating on the Tikri and Kundali borders have been suffering from fever and cough.
The fifth round of talks between farmer leaders and the government is scheduled on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the overall number of global covid-19 cases has surpassed 65.7 million, while the deaths recorded have reached over 1.51 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
A war has erupted between former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh over the stance of the parties regarding the farmers' movement.
The BJP has performed brilliantly in AIMIM supremo Asaduddin Owaisi's stronghold of Hyderabad with a solid performance in the GHMC elections.