Some 200 Task Force Mapalad (TFM)-led farmers and others from non-TFM farmers’ groups, meanwhile assembled and positioned themselves in various areas although they knew President Aquino would not be passing through such areas.
Bayan and Gabriela-Negros hold pocket rallies during the arrival of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III in Negros yesterday.* (Owen S. Bayog/NDB photo)
Hundreds of farmers, their dependents and many others swarmed at Hda. Bariw Transloading Station at Crossing San Agustin in Sagay and at a transloading station in Bariw in Central Manapla - with streamers and placards although, PNoy did had no sorties thrpough their areas.