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Shetkari Sanghatana


Explained: Who is Shetkari Sanghatana's Anil Ghanwat, on Supreme Court's farm panel?

January 19, 2021 10:53 am

With the farmers’ protest raging on the borders of Delhi, members of the Sanghatana, along with representatives of some other farmers’ unions, met Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar last month to express support for the three farm laws.

Explained: Who are Shetkari Sanghatana, the group backing Govt on farm laws?

December 23, 2020 12:23 pm

While the Sanghatana has supported the farm laws, it has also demanded that the ban on the export of onions be removed forthwith — and has threatened to pelt BJP MPs with onion bulbs if the central government did not accede to the demand.

All about the farmer union in Maharashtra that is backing the new farm laws

December 16, 2020 7:25 pm

Given its DNA of open market, it is no wonder that the Shetkari Sanghatana was one of the first ones to come out in open support when the farm reforms were announced by the central government.

Shetkari Sanghatana to put up show of support for farm Bills, seek more 'freedom' for agri sector

September 30, 2020 10:56 am

The union has been critical of the ongoing protests and claimed that they were fueled by traders and commission agents who felt threatened by the Bills.

Shetkari Sanghatana welcomes Union finance minister’s call to scrap APMCs

November 15, 2019 3:59 am

The move by the farmers’ union, formed by legendary farmers’ leader Sharad Joshi, came after Sitharaman had earlier this week urged state governments to scrap APMCs and get more and more trade to the eNam platform.

Loan-waiver demand at funeral as leaders pay respect to Sharad Joshi

December 16, 2015 4:14 am

The founder of Shetkari Sanghatana, Joshi breathed his last on Saturday in Pune.

Over 500 agitating farmers arrested

July 06, 2012 5:47 am

More than 500 farmers who had come to Pune to participate in a rally organised by Shetkari Sanghatana were arrested by the police.

Over 500 agitating farmers held

July 06, 2012 1:56 am

They were demanding payment of dues,cops say they did not have permission for rally

Cane farmers seek higher first advance,threaten agitation

September 05, 2011 3:26 am

Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana,which has been demanding a higher first advance of cane payment,announced an ‘Aasud Morcha’ (Whip March) on September 19 in protest against the government’s decision of fixing Rs 1,450 per tonne as the FRP for 2011-12 crushing season.

Kerala’s fears on Endosulfan baseless: Sharad Joshi

March 04, 2011 2:25 am

Shetkari Sanghatana founder-president Sharad Joshi has said that Kerala’s fears on pesticide Endosulfan is baseless and a ban on its use will mean fewer farmers going for cultivation of pulses.