Scores of Tamil Nadu Farmers, who had Grabbed Eyeballs with their Unique Protest earlier this Year, on Sunday Landed in the National Capital to Resume their Agitation for Loan Waiver & Drought-Relief Package.However, around 70 Cultivators were Detained when they Tried to Stage a Demonstration near the Prime Minister’s Residence on Lok Kalyan Marg. They were later Taken to Parliament Street Police Station.“Our Demands were not met as Promised by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami & Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan. So we have Decided to Resume our Protest for another 100 Days,” Farmers’ Leader P Ayyakannu said.The Farmers have been Demanding a Drought Relief Package of ₹40,000 Crore, Farm Loan Waiver & Setting up of Cauvery Management Board by the Center.
They will Join an Indefinite Protest after their Counterparts, taking part in ‘Kisan Mukti Yatra’, reach Jantar Mantar on July 18.
The Group led by Ayyakannu had in March Staged Novel Protests by Holding Human Skulls outside the Prime Minister’s House, Stripping Naked outside the President’s & Drinking Urine.