Anna Hazare to hold peaceful protest for farmers from March 23

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Dec 24, 2017, 05:13 PM(IST)

File photo of Anna Hazare. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

Social Activist Anna Hazare has blamed the Centre for the rising farmer suicides in the country.

While addressing a 'Rashtriya Kisan Mahapanchayat' in Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh, he said that he had written a number of letters to the centre, but they remained unaddressed. 

"Today the farmer of this country is in a poor shape. The Centre is responsible for the suicides committed by the farmer. It is yet to implement the recommendations of Swaminathan Commission. I have written a number of letters to the Centre, but nothing happened".

To address the grief of the farmers, Hazare will undertake a peaceful protest in Delhi's Ramlila Maidan from March 23.

He said he had toured nine states and requested everyone to join the movement and help farmers.  

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