Tag: Prestige

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 […]

Odisha farmers up in arms over pension, budgetary allocation

Puri: Alleging State Government’s laidback attitude towards various demands, thousands of farmers under the aegis of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS) took to streets in Puri today. Demanding fulfilment of an 18-point charter of demands, farmers from 11 blocks of Puri district took out a rally from Gundicha Temple to Puri Collectorate. The agitating farmers […]

Farmers’ body stages rally in city today

Bhubaneswar: Thousands of farmers from across Odisha will stage a demonstration under the banner of Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) at Lower PMG Square here on Wednesday demanding fulfillment of their various demands.