April 22 2021 More than 20,000 villagers from 1,650 villages in India went to Delhi on the 21st to protest against the new agricultural law, as the number of cases of Coronavirus pandemic in India has skyrocketed for several days, the Indian Express and other Indian media reported.
“Sixty percent of the protesters are women because men are busy with farming at the moment,” said Sukdev Singh Kokrikalan, secretary-general of the BJP. They will arrive near Delhi that night by bus, van and tractor. ”
The report said martial law had been imposed in Punjab and Haryana provinces in light of a continuing surge in new coronary pneumonia in India. It was the first large group to protest around Delhi since a curfew was imposed.
The number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus pandemic in India rose to 159,30965, according to data released on the official website of the Ministry of Health. In the past 24 hours, India has recorded 314,835 new confirmed cases, the highest number since the outbreak began, and for the first time, more than 300,000 new deaths, with 2,104 new deaths and a cumulative total of 184,657 deaths.