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Farmers' body launches protest in Rajasthan for loan waiver,

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

The Bhartiya Kisan Sangh today began an indefinite sit-in protest at all divisional headquarters in to press for demands of farmers, including crop loan waiver and procurement of commodities on minimum support price (MSP).

The Sangh submitted memorandum to chief minister with 11 demands including convening a special session of the to discuss issues of the farmers.

"Crop loan waiver, revision of MSP, procurement of crops on MSP, execution of proposed irrigation projects, expansion of existing projects and approval of new projects are among some demands of the faremers," Manilal Labana, the state unit president of the Sangh, said.

Labana said the farmers have launched the protest at all the seven district headquarters -- Jaipur, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur and Bharatpur -- in

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 20:43 IST