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Farmers block roads, railway tracks over farmers bill in India
September 26, 2020

In India, tens of thousands of farmers in several states took to roads and railway tracks for third consecutive day on Saturday, to protest against government's recently passed farm bills.

They have threatened to intensify the protests if government does not repeal the bills.

Opposition parties including Indian National Congress party as well as central trade unions have voiced their support for the farmers.

Meanwhile, Congress party today launched a campaign "Speak up for farmers" on social media protesting the farm bills.