New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami meets protesting farmers from his state at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on April 23, 2017. In a brief 20 minutes meeting, the chief minister assured that he would take up the issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funds to waive off the loan and urged the farmers to end their protest.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami meets protesting farmers from his state at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on April 23, 2017.In past 40 days of their protest the farmers have marched naked outside the Prime Minister's office, ate mice, shaved their heads, marked mock funerals and on Saturday even drank their urine to attract the central government and the Prime Minster's attention towards their cause and plight.

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The farmers have been protesting here for the past 40 days to demands loan waivers, drought relief packages and formation of a Cauvery management board to resolve their irrigation issues.Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami meets protesting farmers from his state at the Jantar Mantar

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