The Janandolana Mahamaitri(JMM) and Residents for Democracy (CFD) launched the Jana Jagruti Jatha (consciousness marketing campaign) from BasavaKalyan of Bidar district on Tuesday demanding the State authorities to abolish the farmers’ payments in State, and in addition repeal amendments to the Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act and Karnataka Land Reforms Act.
President of the JMM S.R.Hiremath flagged off the jatha from Anubhava Mantapa in Basavakalyan city demanding that the State authorities withdraw draconian farm legal guidelines on the traces of the Central Authorities. The demand additionally included repealing the Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Act,2020, APMC Act, Land Reforms Act and Land Acquisition Act.
The same jatha would kick begin from Male Mahadeshwara Hills in Chamarajanagar district on March 9.
All of the jathas will culminate in Bengaluru on March 15. . Mr.Hiremath appealed to the representatives of farmers’ unions to attend the two-day farmers’ Convention to be held at Bengaluru from March 15, to debate the farm legal guidelines and to deliberate on key points affecting the farming sector.