Kisan Mukti Yatra to Start from Hyderabad, Demands Freedom from Debt

Kisan Mukti Yatra in South India will be commencing at Hyderabad, covering states- Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka from September 16 to 23. With two core demands “Freedom from Debt for farmers” and “Remunerative Prices for all farmers, with 50% margin above the Cost of cultivation,” the first phaseof the Yatra was started in July and has covered states Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The nationwide rally being organised by All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) is intended to bring farmers across the country together and build unprecedented pressure on the Central and State governments to meet their demands.(Photos:Mazher)