Here are the top 5 demands of the farmers:
Protesting farmers are demanding a complete and unconditional waiver of loans and electricity bills; All India Kisan Sabha has alleged that 1,753 debt-ridden farmers have killed themselves since June 2017
Farmers demand a minimum support price of 1.5 times the input cost for farm produce
Farmers want the immediate implementation of recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission, which safeguards interests of small farmers
Farmers want compensation for crop losses due to unseasonal rain, hailstorm and attack by pink bollworm, in February.
The All India Kisan Sabha secretary said, "We want the state government to stop forceful acquisition of farm lands in the name of development projects like the super highway and tracks for bullet trains." Farmers demand implementation of Forest Rights Act, which will benefit the tribal population