Ex-Army chief to join farmers’ protest today

Former Army chief V K Singh will join a Parliament gherao agitation by sugarcane farmers at the Jantar Mantar on Tuesday, a statement issued by one of the members of the new Team Anna said on Monday. Singh is a special invitee in the team.

The farmers will protest against Rangarajan Commission report on 'Sugar Sector Regulation'.

"The former Army chief will be part of the gherao. We had written to PM Manmohan Singh giving him time till November 30. We are going ahead with our protest as announced," Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan convenor V M Singh said.

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