#Anna Hazare

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Announcing his indefinite hunger strike earlier today, Anna Hazare said he had been demanding for agricultural reforms but the Centre was not taking the right decisions. (Photo Credit: Facebook/ Anna Hazare)

  • The decision came after Anna Hazare met with BJP leaders Devendra Fadnavis and Kailash Choudhary 
  • It was decided that a committee will be formed, which will make a proposal in the next 6 months regarding Hazare's demands 
  • Earlier today, Hazare announced that he will launch an indefinite fast in protest against the farm laws

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar reached Vigyan Bhawan on Friday.(Photo: PTI)

  • 9th round of talks between government and farmer leaders to be held on Friday
  • Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar reached Vigyan Bhawan to hold talks with farmer leaders 
  • The ninth round of talks between protesting farmer unions and three central ministers began on Friday afternoon

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The farmers' proposed agendas included ways to repeal farm laws and legal mechanisms which would be able to bring about legal guarantees on the Minimum Support Price (MSP). (Photo: PTI)

  • The farmer unions have postponed their proposed tractor march to Thursday
  • The previous letter by the Morcha to the government was sent on December 26
  • Several protestors faced lathi charge from thr police in Patna on Tuesday

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Bharatiya Kisan Union Spkesperson Rakesh Tikait speaks to media at Ghazipur border during the ongoing farmers' protest.

  • The next round of talks between the government and the protesting farmers will be held on Wednesday
  • 1,561 mobile towers in Punjab were impacted due to the ongoing protests 
  • Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has directed the police to take a strict action

.Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
Anna Hazare observed a fast on December 8 in support of farmers' protest. (Photo Credit: Facebook/ Anna Hazare)

  • On December 14, Hazare wrote a letter to Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar warning of a hunger strike
  • "This would be my last protest," Hazare said
  • Hazare said he had been holding protests for the farmers since the last three years