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Rahul Gandhi will hold a protest rally against agricultural laws on Thursday and then meet with the president

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Congressional Leader Rahul Gandhi will lead a protest Thursday against the three farm laws enacted in September before meeting with President Ram Nath Kovind along with a delegation of lawmakers from his party to present around 20 million signatures collected across the country for the last three months seeking repeal. of the legislation.

“After that [the protest] he [Gandhi] and other senior leaders will meet with the president and present a memorandum with 2 million rupees [20 million] signatures seeking his intervention, ”said Congress leader K Suresh.

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Gandhi previously held a tractor rally in Punjab and Haryana as part of the campaign against the laws.

Congress launched a national campaign in September to collect calls from farmers, farm workers and other stakeholders directed at Kovind to repeal the laws.

“The government has chosen to blatantly defame, discredit and ultimately exhaust the thousands upon thousands of protesting farmers. The Modi government and its ministers have chosen to insult them, “Congress leader KC Venugopal said in a statement on Tuesday.

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