Land bill: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to lead protest march to Parliament

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New Delhi, April 3: Sharpening the agitations against the controversial Land Aquisition ordinance, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will lead a protest march to Parliament on Wednesday, April 22.

The Delhi CM will be accompanied by his party's legislators, supporters, activists and farmers from Jantar Mantar to Parliament. [Won't allow forcible takeover of land in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal]

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The demonstrators will demand the Centre to withdraw its plans to make land acquisition easier for industrial and key infrastructure projects.

[Heat over land bill as opposition, Kejriwal slam 'anti-farmer' bill]

The uproar against land ordinance put forward by National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in Centre is also increasing day by day.

All major political parties, not only in the opposition but also the allies had already expressed their grief over the bill.

Congress, Left parties against Land bill

The Congress and Left parties had came down heavily against the ordinance, saying that the bill is "anti-farmer".

[Congress hopes for revival of fortunes through land bill]

The Congress party will also hold a public protest against land reforms three days before the agitation of Delhi CM.

However, the move of Delhi CM will also pave the way for a hot debate on land bill in the coming days.

[With Kejriwal as the Delhi CM, Anna's Land protest is perfectly-timed]

Kejriwal had already confirmed his stand over the bill by giving support to massive sit-in protests led by activist Anna Hazare.

The new Land Bill brought by the NDA has been passed in the Lok Sabha with nine official amendments. However, it has not been taken up in the Rajya Sabha.

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