Bharat bandh on Dec 8: Know who all have extended support to shutdown call by farmer unions

Bharat bandh on Dec 8: Know who all have extended support to shutdown call by farmer unions

NEW DELHI: With protesting farmer unions calling for a Bharat Bandh on December Eight whilst a number of rounds of their talks with the Centre stay inconclusive, a number of political outfits and leaders prolonged their assist to the proposed nationwide shutdown to protest in opposition to the three central farm legal guidelines.

Here’s a have a look at the political events who’ve introduced their assist to the countrywide strike in opposition to the brand new agri-marketing legal guidelines: 


The Congress additionally mentioned that its chief Rahul Gandhi has been on the forefront in opposing these contentious legal guidelines by means of signature campaigns and tractor rallies in Punjab and Haryana previously.

“The Congress supports the call for the `Bharat Bandh` called by farmers. It is evident is that the BJP has committed a fraud against the people. While claiming that `acche din` or good days are coming, they have clearly let it out that good times are only for a select few,” Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera mentioned.


Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday (December 6) introduced its assist for ‘Bharat Bandh’ name deliberate by farmers union on December 8, hours after Congress and different opposition events introduced solidarity. 

AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter and introduced the social gathering assist to the shutdown name. 


Telangana Chief Minister and TRS chief Ok Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday prolonged whole assist to the Bharat Bandh name in opposition to the brand new agriculture legal guidelines. In an announcement, the Chief Minister appealed to social gathering employees to make the December Eight bandh known as by farmers profitable in Telangana.

He mentioned that the TRS rank and file would take part actively within the proposed Bandh. CM Rao described as simply the agitation of farmers in opposition to the Centre`s farm legal guidelines and recalled the TRS had raised its voice in opposition to them in Parliament. He additionally mentioned that the farmers ought to proceed their agitation till the farm legislations are repealed.


Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) delegation led by Prem Singh Chandumajra met Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray at Varsha Bungalow on Sunday.  Speaking to reporters after the assembly, Chandumajra mentioned: “He (Uddhav Thackeray) mentioned that he’ll assist all programmes of farmers throughout agitation. He may also come to the assembly in Delhi two weeks later. He mentioned that he’ll assist farmers’ agitation.

Trinamool Congress:

The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal mentioned it has determined to increase its ‘ethical assist’ to the December Eight nationwide strike and would stage sit-ins in varied areas for 3 days, i.e. on December 8, 9 and 10. Trinamool MP Sudip Bandhyapadhyay said that the social gathering, nevertheless, won’t assist the bandh within the state as all transport will function easily on December 8. “We are supporting issue but not the bandh. Transport will operate smoothly and we will protest at Gandhi statue on December 8, 9 and 10,” he mentioned. 

Left events: 

The Communist Party of India (Marxist), Communist Party of India, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist), Revolutionary Socialist Party and All India Forward Bloc made the announcement in a joint assertion.

“The Left parties extend their solidarity with and support to the ongoing massive agitation by Kisan organisations from all over the country against the new Agri laws. The Left parties extended their support to the call given by them for a Bharat Bandh on December 8,” the assertion mentioned.

Meanwhile, the subsequent assembly for the sixth spherical of parleys between farmer leaders and the Centre is scheduled in Delhi for December 9.

While farmers are adamant on their demand for a repeal of the three farm legal guidelines enacted in September, the federal government is agreeable to make appropriate amendments to the identical.

As the federal government has not up to now been in a position to provide you with a passable decision to the calls for of farmers, the latter have warned to accentuate their protests until the three legal guidelines weren’t repealed.

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