On Monday, 15 opposition parties gathered together and wrote a joint letter to President Ram Nath Kovind asking him not to sign the farm bills passed in Parliament earlier this week. They also alleged that democracy is “murdered” in the Rajya Sabha on September 20 when The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 were taken up for discussion and passage. they also claimed that MPs speaking for the farmers were treated disrespectfully and their voices for the farmers are stifled.