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Fruit Mandi Sopore shuts to extend support to farmers’ ‘Bharat Bandh’ call

Peerzada Waseem

Sopore, Dec 08: Asia’s second largest fruit mandi in north Kashmir’s Sopore town Tuesday observed a complete shutdown to extend their support to Bharat Bandh call given by farmers, who are seeking the rollback of three recent farm laws.

While talking to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), President fruit mandi, Fayaz Ahmad Malik said that they have suspended all the activities and businesses today in fruit mandi Sopore in support of the Bharat Bandh call given by the farmers.

He also appealed to the Central government that in the view of the sentiments of farmers the newly framed farm laws should be rolled back immediately.

Farmers from various states in the country are protesting against the three new farm laws that were passed by the parliament recently. The all India farmers union had given a Bharat Bandh call today which was supported by various opposition parties, demanding the rollback of these farm laws


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