Lakhs attend Kisan mahapanchayat, call for Bharat bandh on Sept 27


Farmers in large numbers converged on the Government Inter College Ground at Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh for the mahapanchayat on Sunday. While the district administration estimated a turnout of 1 lakh, the farmers’ unions said 10 lakh had arrived in the city over 24 hours for the “historic” meeting. The farmers’ unions called for a “Bharat bandh” on September 27.