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K’taka farmers protest against Centre over free trade pact
Karnataka

K’taka farmers protest against Centre over free trade pact

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Mysuru, Oct 24 : Farmers led by various organisations held massive protests here against the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by the Centre.
In Mysuru, members of Janaandolna and farmers’ association staged a protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner Office here. Earlier, they took out a shirtless procession shouting slogans against the union government.

Speaking to farmers, KRRS president Badagalapura Nagendra said the pact will affect the farmers badly and urged for the immediate drop of the idea. He said the agitation has started across the country in this connection and in future there will be awareness for each houses with intensified protest.
(UNI)