30,000 farmers march to Mumbai protesting loan waivers

The farmers' march was led by the All India Kisan Sabha. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Mar 10, 2018, 12.09 PM (IST)

 Over 30,000 farmers led by the All India Kisan Sabha on Saturday headed to Mumbai from Nashik, protesting the failure of the BJP government in Maharashtra to address the agrarian distress in the state.

The farmers also demanded a complete loan waiver. 

The march, which will reach Mumbai on March 12, reached Bhiwandi today.

The farmers plan to stage a protest outside the legislative assembly in Mumbai on March 12, demanding loan waiver and fair prices for their crops.