relay fast

relay fast

n
(esp in India) a form of protest in which a number of persons go without food by turns. Also called: relay hunger strike
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Congress workers yesterday staged a sit-in before the state secretariat here in support of the nurses who have been on a relay fast for almost a month demanding government intervention.
Rema will hold the fast in front of the state secretariat here from Monday, and about 50 of her RMP colleagues are expected to carry on a relay fast.
RELAY FAST The senior women's relay gets under way at Newburn with Alyson Dixon (72) already at the head of affairs.
The agitators on Wednesday ended their 48-hour relay fast at Idinthakarai to protest the police action which saw them resorting to baton charge and firing of teargas shells, besides conducting house-to-house searches.
Condemning the police action, People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy, spearheading the protest against KNPP, announced a 48-hour relay fast against it.
The church premise at Idinthakarai, close to the KKNPP, has been the venue of the relay fast by protesters, which is still on.
8 -- After three days of relay fast by Church leaders along with thousands of activists from all over India, nearly five thousand people marched on 28 July from Ramlila ground to Jantar Mantar in New Delhi to press for the demand of Dalit Christians' rights.
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IN A HURRY Ricky Stevenson recorded the fastest time in the senior men's event RELAY FAST The first-leg runners get the Royal Signals Relays, hosted by Houghton Harriers, under way in Hetton Lyons Park PICTURE: DAVE HEWITSON
To keep up the pressure on the Centre and the state, the GJM announced a relay fast instead of its fast- unto- death agitation started two weeks ago.
With the police tight-lipped on the progress of the investigation, Mumbai's journalists yesterday began a relay fast and wore black bands around their arms to express their dissatisfaction with the government.