Opposition party leaders are scheduled to meet with Ram Nath Kovind, the President of India on the 23rd of September.
The meeting is scheduled to discuss the ongoing protest and demand to withdraw the three farmers bills proposed and passed by the Parliament.
Recently, proposed by the Central Government, both the houses of Parliament passed three farmers bills, which is a matter of debate in the Parliament.
Despite protest by the farmers of Haryana and Punjab and the opposition parties disagreement on the bill, the houses passed the bills with voice votes.
In regard to the passed bills, various opposition parties, including the Indian National Congress (INC) Trinamool Congress (TMC,) the Communist Party of India (Marxist,) the Samajwadi Party (SP,) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD,) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) took part in a silent protest.
The leaders of the opposition took a protest march in the Parliament complex against the contentious farm Bills passed recently.
The protesting MPs carried placards with messages such as “Save Farmers, Save Workers, Save Democracy” during their march from the Mahatma Gandhi statue to the Ambedkar statue on the premises.
Meanwhile, Ghulam Nabi Azad, a leader and MP of Rajya Sabha representing INC along with other leaders would meet with Mr. Kovind.
The meeting is scheduled to be held at 5:00 P.M., over the farm Bills.
The farmers bills which were passed in both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha would not be an act until the President of India gives his assent to the bills.
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