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Delhi Cong chief, workers detained during protest against farm bills

Delhi Congress leaders and workers, including its president Anil Kumar, were detained by police on Monday during a protest against farm bills at Rajghat

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Congress | Farmer protest | Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Congress youth workers, protests, farm bill
Youth Congress activists protest against the passage of the farm Bills, in New Delhi | Photo: PTI

leaders and workers, including its president Anil Kumar, were detained by police on Monday during a protest against farm bills at Rajghat.

Kumar said a protest march from Rajghat to Raj Niwas was also scheduled but police detained party leaders and workers before it could begin.

"We wanted to submit a memorandum to the Lt governor against the farm bills passed by Parliament but we were detained by the police. The will not rest till the Modi government withdraws its anti-farmer bills," he said.

According to a senior police officer, several workers were detained.

The detained protesters were taken to a stadium in Hari Nagar, Congress leader Parvez Alam said.

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First Published: Mon, September 28 2020. 15:15 IST
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