Farmers protest: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday visited Guru Teg Bahadur Memorial near the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border) and said that AAP supports December 8 Bharat Bandh.
Arvind Kejriwal also inspected the arrangements made for the farmers protesting at the Singhu border.
"We support all demands of farmers. Their issue and demands are valid. My party and I have stood with them from the very beginning," he said.
"At the beginning of their protests, Delhi Police had sought permission to convert 9 stadiums into jails. I was pressurised but didn't permit," the Delhi CM said.
"Our party, MLAs and leaders have been serving farmers as 'sevadars' ever since. I haven't come here as Chief Minister but as a 'sevadar'," Arvind Kejriwal said at Guru Teg Bahadur Memorial.
Adding, he said that "Farmers are in trouble today, we should stand with them. AAP supports December 8 Bharat Bandh, party workers will participate in it across the nation."
The farmers have been protesting in India against the farm laws 2020 i.e. Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.