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Jamshedpur: Demonstration of solidarity against Agnipath scheme

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Jamshedpur, June 25:  The Kisan Andolan Ekta Manch on Saturday organized a demonstration at Sakchi roundabout. A procession was taken out through various routes and it culminate at the Sakchi roundabout in the form of a demonstration meeting. Senior leaders of the Kisan Manch condemned the concept of the Agnipath scheme saying that the central government was playing with national security and tainting the defese personnel who laid down their lives for the protection of the country. They claimed that the Kisan Andolan was being organized across the country in protest against the Agnipath scheme. The leaders warned that in the scheme was not rolled back, there would be widespread agitations in the country in the near future.

“Today, the way Agni Veers are getting job offers were in the class of gatekeepers at BJP offices. The scheme is a blatant dishonor to humiliate defense service personnel.”

Criticizing central government moves the speakers said that MlAs and MPs who lasted a few days in office were eleigible for lifetime pension but the government hardly cares for the pension schemes of soldiers who lived and died for the protection of the country. Saturday’s protest meet included Bhagwan Singh, Manthan, Deepak Ranjit, Siya Sharan Sharma, Sumit Rai, Satua Hembram, Sunil Hembram Basanti Sardar, Sujay Rai, Ajit Tirkey, JP Singh, Jaswant Singh, Chandana Banerjee, Sushant Sarkar, Dr. B. N Prasad, Samar Mahato, Vishnu Dev Giri, Soni Sengupta and Shubham Jha.

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