The last of the Joint Peasant Conventions organised by the Coordination Committee of Farmers' Organisations was held on 23rd July 2017 at Pune. It was presided by senior social activist Baba Adhav. Raghunathdada Patil, Bachchu Kadu (MLA), Jayant Patil (MLC), Dr Ashok Dhawale, Dr Ajit Nawale, Namev Gavde, Kishor Dhamale, Sanjay Patil, Sushila Morale and others leaders spoke on this occasion. The convention has given a clarion call for blockade (Chakka Jaam) of all national and state highways in Maharashtra on 14 August- the eve of Independence Day- for complete peasant loan waiver and remunerative prices as per the Swaminathan Commission report.
Scene from the Joint Peasant Convention at Pune, 23 July 2017