TN farmers protest in Trichy, Tambaram

Published: Sep 25, 2020, 12:09 pm IST

Chennai: Members of some farmer organisations protested in Trichy and Tambaram in Tamil Nadu on Friday morning against the three farm Bills passed by Parliament.

Led by Tamil Nadu Farmers’ Association President P Ayyakannu, half-clad farmers held their protest outside the Collectorate in Trichy while carrying human skulls in their hands. They demanded that the Bills should not be made into law.

In Tambaram near here, farmers and members of the Communist Party of India-Marxist also protested against the Bills.

Meanwhile, Agriculture Minister R Doraikkannu said the Bills will not impact the farmers in Tamil Nadu.

Chief Minister K Palaniswami has also supported the Bills, saying they are beneficial for the state’s farmers.