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Tag: Nnks

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Odisha Farmers Lie Down In Front Of Collector's Car Demanding Compensation

Jagatsinghpur: Lending a unique voice to their plight, farmers of Jagatsinghpur district under the aegis of the Naba Nirman Krishak Sangathan (NNKS) lay down in front of the district Collector’s car on Friday as a mark of protest over their unfulfilled demands. As per reports, the protesters blocked the district Collector’s path while he was […]

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Odisha Farmers Seek Rs 75,000 Cr Allocation In State Budget

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the Budget session of Odisha Assembly, Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) on Thursday demanded 50 per cent share in the 2020-21 state budget for the overall development of farmers in the State. NNKS has been spearheading the farmer agitation in the State demanding price, prestige and pension. Addressing a presser, NNKS convenor, […]

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Farmers Up In Arms Over Slash In KALIA Assistance

Bhubaneswar: Several activists of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) on Wednesday tried to gherao the residence of Odisha Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Minister Arun Sahoo while protesting the alleged reduction of financial assistance given to the farmers under the State-sponsored KALIA scheme. However, police intervened and took several agitators including women activists into custody to […]

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Odisha farmers to intensify protest over 'price, pension &prestige'

Bhubaneswar: The Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) will once again launch an agitation in the Capital city in Novermber to press for its long-standing demand of price, pension and prestige (Triple P) for farmers. The NNKS will hold its national-level congregation at the Lower PMG in Bhubaneswar on November 6. The congregation will discuss several […]

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Protesting Odisha farmer tries to lie down in front of CM's Naveen's carcade

Jagatsinghpur: Members of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) on Monday opposed Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to Jagatsinghpur as a mark of protest against their unfulfilled demands. While the CM and BJD president was returning to his helipad after addressing  an election rally  held at Nabakrushna Choudhury stadium in Jagatsinghpur, NNKS’s state  co-coordinator Rasmhi Ranjan […]

NNKS opposes polling officials; stages dharna outside EVM distribution centre

Keonjhar: Ahead of the third phase polls in Odisha, over hundreds of farmers under the aegis of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) today staged dharna and opposed entry of polling officials to a booth in the district. As the farmers were prevented from entering major cities during their demand for ‘Price, Pension and Prestige’, the […]

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Odisha farmers on streets again; scuffle with police during CEO office gherao

Bhubaneswar: Farmers under the aegis of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) attempted to gherao the office of Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) in Bhubaneswar protesting against the callous attitude of the State government towards their demands of price, prestige and pension. The farmers reportedly threatened to boycott elections if their demands are not fulfilled. As per […]

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Odisha farmers warn of non-cooperation during elections

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the general elections, the farmers under the aegis of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) have decided to take out rallies in Odisha from Apr 2 to Apr 22 demanding price, prestige and pension. The outfit has threatened non-cooperation in a non-violent and democratic way during the upcoming general elections alleging apathy of […]

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Odisha farmers threaten non-cooperation during elections

Bhubaneswar: Farmer outfit, Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) has threatened non-cooperation during the upcoming general elections alleging insensitivity of the BJD-led state government towards their demands of fair price, prestige and pension. Addressing a presser in Bhubaneswar today, the national convener of NNKS, Akshay Kumar said that the farmers will lie down on the roads […]

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Op-Ed: Naveen Government's Response to Farmers' Issues Inadequate

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Bandh organised by Naba Nirman Krushak Sangthan (NNKS), an umbrella body of farmers, was a reminder that everything is not fine with the state’s vast farming community, a major contributor to the economy. Significantly, the shut-down coincided with the ruling Biju Janata Dal’s (BJD) Chasi Mahasamavesh (mega farmers’ convention ) at Bargarh […]

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NNKS sticks to Odisha shutdown call despite govt's appeal

Bhubaneswar: Remaining firm in its decision, the Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) today stated that it will not withdraw from its Odisha bandh call on February 21 even with the State government appealing to desist, amid concerns that the shutdown might affect students during their annual matric examinations beginning February 22. Addressing a presser, National […]

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After BJP, Congress too extends support to farmers' Odisha shutdown call on Feb 21

Kandhamal/Bhubaneswar: A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party extended its support to Odisha shutdown call given by farmers’ outfit Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) on February 21, the State Congress also said that they will support the bandh for price, pension and prestige. State BJP President Basant Panda said the saffron party will extend support […]

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Farmers call for Odisha bandh on February 21

Bhubaneswar: Farmers’ outfit – Naba Nirman Krushak Sanghathan (NNKS) has called for a state-wide bandh in Odisha on February 21 demanding price, prestige and pension. Addressing a press conference, Convenor of NNKS Akshay Kumar made the announcement today. “The government is taking away the basic rights from the farmers and which is why we have […]

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Farmers hit streets once again demanding price, prestige and pension

Bhubaneswar: Protesting government’s callous attitude towards their long-standing demands for fair price, pension and prestige, farmers under the aegis of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) took to streets in various places across the state today. According to sources, Keonjhar district unit of the NNKS staged road blockade on NH-49 in the district. During the protest, […]

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Odisha Police stops agitating farmers on way to mega rally

Bhubaneswar: Tension erupted at different places across the State today when thousands of farmers were taken into preventive custody while they were on their way to attend a mega rally organised by Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) in Bhubaneswar today. In Jajpur, several farmers were detained by police personnel near Chandikhol leading to tension in […]

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Farmers' mega convention in Bhubaneswar today

Bhubaneswar: Around three lakh farmers under the aegis of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) will hit the streets of Bhubaneswar today to pressurise the government to fulfil their long-standing demands of price, pension and prestige. With the Assembly Budget Session underway, NNKS national convenor Akshay Kumar had threatened to go on an indefinite strike if […]

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KALIA scheme is like ‘old wine in new bottle’: NNKS

Bhubaneswar: A day after Odisha government announced Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA) scheme for supporting small and marginal farmers and landless agricultural labourers in the State, the Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) spear heading the ongoing farmers’ agitation dubbed the scheme as old wine in new bottle. At a presser held today, NNKS […]

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Agitating Odisha farmers to meet PM Modi

Bhubaneswar: Intensifying its ongoing agitation demanding price, prestige and pension for farmers, the Naba Nirman Krushak Sanghathan (NNKS) has decided to stage dharna in front of Raj Bhavan on January 8, 2019.  Moreover, the outfit informed today that the members will meet PM Narendra Modi during his visit to Odisha and will present their memorandum […]

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Farmers' outfit opposes BJD's Jana Sampark Padyatra

Kujang: Members of the Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) opposed the BJD’s Jana Sampark Padyatra at Ghodamara in Kujang of Jagatsinghpur district on Sunday. While BJD leaders including MLA Debasish Samantaray, MP Kulamani Samal and another party legislator Prashant Muduli were on their way to attend the padyatra programme at Fatepur in Kujang, some members […]

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Farmers ‘thrashed’ by BJD's Kendrapara district unit president

Kendrapara: The Biju Janata Dal seems to be in no mood to show mercy to the farmers, as members of the Naba Nirman Krushak Sangthan (NNKS) lodged a police complaint against BJD’s Kendrapara district unit president Dhruba Sahoo alleging that he along with his supporters thrashed them during a rally here on Sunday. As per […]

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OPCC chief extends support to farmers’ agitation

Cuttack: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) chief Niranjan Patnaik on Friday extended support to the agitation launched by farmers under the aegis of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) demanding price, prestige and pension. Patnaik also joined the farmers’ padyatra, which reached Cuttack yesterday, and said: “The farmers are not affiliated to any political party and […]

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