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Karnataka: Thousands of farmers to converge in Bengaluru to hold tractor rally

Scores of tractors lined up towards Karnataka’s capital Bengaluru and thousands of farmers from across the state are expected to drive into the city in tractors and as part of the ‘Jana Ganarajyotsava Parade’

Jan 26, 2021, 10:29 AM IST

Bengaluru: In solidarity with the farmers protesting against the farm laws in New Delhi, farmers in Karnataka will hold a massive tractor rally in Bengaluru on Republic Day.

Scores of tractors lined up towards Karnataka’s capital Bengaluru and thousands of farmers from across the state are expected to drive into the city in tractors and as part of the ‘Jana Ganarajyotsava Parade’. More than 50 farmers’ organisations, including Dalit organisations, and labour associations are expected to take part in the parade. Farmers are taking out a rally from NICE Road junction on Tumakuru Road, Bidadi industrial junction on Mysuru Road, Devanahalli Nandi cross on Chikkaballapur road, Hosakote toll Junction on Kolar road, starting from 9 am on Tuesday and at 11 am from the city railway station. All these rallies will converge at Freedom Park in Central Bengaluru at 12.30 pm on Tuesday.