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Farmers protest at Jantar Mantar
Several farmers’ organizations will hold protests at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi today, mainly demanding proper implementation of minimum support price (MSP) for crops.
They also participated in ‘Rozgar Sansad’ to support the labor movement, an official release from the organizer Sanyukt Rozar Andolan Samiti (SRAS) said on Sunday.
Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia to visit Gujarat
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia will visit Gujarat today. The duo will reach Ahmedabad and address a town hall meeting in Himatnagar at 3 pm today. They will also attend a town hall meeting in Bhavnagar on August 23 at 3 pm, according to reports.
Madras Day 2022
Chennai will celebrate its 383rd birthday today. Madras Day marks the founding of the present city in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, when the East India Company bought land from local rulers. This day maintains the culture, heritage and tradition of the city through various events.
Schools will remain closed in these districts of Bhopal due to heavy rains
In the wake of heavy rains and IMD issuing red and orange alerts, the Bhopal administration has decided to keep all schools closed in Narsinghpur, Damoh, Sagar and Chhatarpur after IMD issued a red alert for these districts.