Farmers Protest Postponed - Returning Tamil Nadu
After Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy gave assurance about farmer’s demand, they accepted to postpone the protest yesterday. Aiyyakannu after consulting with all farmers in the group decided to take the CM’s assurance and suspend the protest for about one month. If the demands are not fulfilled in a month they planned to revive the protest from May 25th.
CM Edappadi Palanisamy promised to take their demand to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He assured to submit memorandum on their plight to PM.
Farmers are agitating in Delhi for more than 41 days and finally Chief Minister responded to their hard long protest. Farmers ate and slept in the road near Jantar Manta. Tamil youngsters in Delhi took care of them. They were agitating in a different form including naked, dressing women clothes, shaved their heads, they were lead to drink urine, held mice and snakes in their mouths, had skulls of the farmers who died due to debt and crop failure.
They sought about Rs. 40000 as a relief package but the Central government approved Rs. 1,712 crore under National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).