Farmers demand pension

Farmers’ body ICCFM on Thursday said political parties should include in their manifestos promises such as ₹5,000 monthly pension and additional income support under the PM-Kisan scheme. The All India Coordination Committee of Farmers’ Movement (ICCFM) also demanded that family members of farmers who committed suicide should be rehabilitated and at least one family member should be given a government job. “We have 18 key demands and we want all the parties to include in their manifestos with clear mandate of time line when they would implement,” Yudhvir Singh of ICCFM said.

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