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New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday extended his support to the farmers’ movement launched by Swaraj Abhiyan, leadersYogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, which has been campaigning against the land bill across nation and which will be entering its second phase by beginning a Tractor March form Punjab to Parliament in Delhi strarting 1st of Aug and reaching Delhi on 10th Aug. 2015.
The veteran anti-graft crusader advised the group to combine “Jai Kisan with Jai Jawan”, which he said are the most neglected sections of the society. Later this year, he will be sitting on an indefinite fast for speedy implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP).
“Big boost for Jai Kisan andolan: Anna Hazare extends his support. Gave kalash of earth from his village. Gratified!” Yadav tweeted.
Through a recorded message, Hazare supported the specific demands of the movement including withdrawal of the Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill, mandating minimum income for farmers and assured compensation against crop damage.
The tractor march is scheduled to be flagged off from Punjab’s Sangrur on August 1, following which it will make its way through Uttar Pradesh before reaching the national capital.
Anna Hazare extends his support to Swaraj Abhiyan’s Jai Kisan Andolan
In a telephonic discussion with Yogendra Yadav, Anna expressed his heartfelt support to the cause of farmers’ being taken up by the Jai Kisan Andolan. He advised the Abhiyan to combine Jai Kisan with Jai Jawan, as these two sections are the most neglected sections of our society. Yogendra Yadav later tweeted expressing gratitude and termed Anna’s support as a big boost to the Jai Kisan Andolan.
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