Farmers protesting against the new agricultural farm laws called for a Bharat Bandh from 11 am to 3 pm. The Bharat Bandh comes about after five rounds of talks have failed between the government and the farmers. Another round of talks will take place tomorrow ( December 9, 2020). Five rounds of talks have failed to break the impasse so far. Another round of negotiations is scheduled for December 9.
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The AAP alleged that Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was put under house arrest by the police. Mr Kejriwal had visited the Singhu border point between Delhi and Haryana on Monday to meet the protesting farmers and review arrangements for them.
#Breaking | After AAP claims that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been put under house arrest by #DelhiPolice, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia holds a dharna outside CM’s house pic.twitter.com/sOYJN3o1DU
— NDTV (@ndtv) December 8, 2020
Left parties hold a demonstration in support of protesting farmers in Kolkata.
Rashtriya Janata Dal workers protest in Darbhanga district, ANI reports.
Karnataka Congress leaders, including Siddaramaiah, BK Hariprasad and Ramalinga Reddy, shout slogans against the Centre at the Vidhana Soudha, ANI reports.
— ANI (@ANI) December 8, 2020