Thu. Sep 28th, 2023

Farmer unions beneath the banner of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha that contains outfits from Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday introduced to stage a sit-in protest until September 2 within the residence district of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann over their calls for.

Elsewhere, farmers staged sit-in protests on toll plazas on nationwide highways in Punjab to press the state authorities to simply accept their calls for, together with compensation from the federal government for the harm to the crop brought on as a result of floods, farm debt waiver, remunerative costs for his or her crops.

They are demanding a particular package deal of Rs 50, 000 crore from the Centre for flood-affected farmers.

They are additionally demanding Rs 50, 000 per acre compensation for crop loss, Rs 5 lakh for a broken home and Rs 10 lakh compensation for a household of an individual who died within the floods.

During their protest, the farmers didn’t permit the charge to be deducted for automobiles passing by the toll plazas.

Meanwhile, justifying the federal government’s sensitivity to farmer points, Punjab Revenue, Rehabilitation Minister Bram Shanker Jimpa mentioned the federal government has launched greater than Rs 186 crore to compensate for the crop loss as a result of floods.

As preventive measures, Punjab Police have taken over tons of of farmer leaders from Punjab and Haryana into preventive custody.

A 70-year-old farmer was killed throughout a protest at Longowal city in Sangrur on Monday.

Five policemen have been additionally injured in the course of the conflict with the farmers.

The Shiromani Akali Dal has demanded that Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann be booked on homicide costs.

The police have been blamed for the killing the farmer in a conflict with the police.

The protesting farmers have been demanding compensation and a authorities job for the following kin of the useless farmer.

They introduced to proceed their protest in Longowal until September 2, the day the following plan of action can be introduced.

In Haryana, over 100 farmers from completely different farm unions have been detained in Ambala district.

Farmers blocked the Hisar-Chandigarh nationwide freeway close to Ambala metropolis once they weren’t allowed to march in direction of Chandigarh.

Heavy police pressure was deployed on the periphery of Chandigarh, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, to stop the entry of crowds of protesting farmers to succeed in the town to hunt compensation for losses attributable to the floods.

Jimpa mentioned Chief Minister Singh Mann has launched greater than Rs 186 crore to compensate the crop loss as a result of floods.

He mentioned advance funds have been launched to the Deputy Commissioners of 16 districts from the Natural Disaster Relief Fund to supply aid for the crop harm.

Jimpa mentioned in July and August the crops of farmers have been broken as a result of floods in lots of areas and a particular ‘girdwari’ has been performed in all flood affected areas of the state.

He mentioned the Chief Minister fulfilled his promise to the flood victims on August 15 and initiated the method to handover cheques of compensation.

He mentioned the federal government is dedicated to supply compensation to the flood victims and has no dearth of funds for this function.

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