I&B Minister Anurag Singh Thakur said that the PMGKAY has been extended by four months till March 2022
Modi appealed to protesting farmers to call off their agitation against these reform measures and return home as he called for a new beginning
The agitating farmers blocked several key roads, including Chandigarh-Delhi, Amritsar-Delhi, Hisar-Delhi and Bhiwani-Delhi national highways
A Railway spokesperson said four Shatabdi trains have been cancelled, 35 other passenger trains were detained and the movement of 40 goods trains was affected by the protests
According to the Samkyukta Kisan Morcha, the nationwide shutdown will start at 6 am and it will be in force up to 6 pm across the country on March 26
He said after Bengal, he was planning to visit other parts of the country to press for the enactment of a law guaranteeing MSP for various crops
Narendra, 45, also said his two brothers and the entire Tikait family would leave the protest if even smallest of any wrongdoing is proved against a single family member
These images reveal how the tractor rally organised by the farmers on Republic Day turned violent.