Farmers groups seek livelihood security from political parties

PTI Mar 2, 2014

AHMEDABAD: The Bhartiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) along with other NGOs today urged all political parties to include livelihood security for farm households in their election manifesto.

The representatives released a charter of demands for the agricultural households’ income and livelihood security at Gandhi Ashram here.

“With elections around the corner, farmer groups of the state have joined hands with other groups across the country to demand income and livelihood security to be made key promises by all parties,” said farmers’ representatives.