Fri. Mar 1st, 2024


ATTARI: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal right now began the get together’s Punjab Bachao Yatra from close to the zero line right here and gave a clarion name for re-opening of the worldwide border with Pakistan to facilitate commerce between the 2 nations apart from demanding enhancement in compensation to farmers tilling land past the barbed wire fence in Indian territory.

Earlier the SAD president and the senior get together management provided prayers at Sri Akal Takhat Sahib to hunt divine blessings for the success of the get together’s Punjab Bachao Yatra. The Yatra formally began from Attari with Mr Sukhbir Singh Badal main a cavalcade of a thousand sturdy automobiles together with tractors, vehicles and bikes to the tunes of “Utho ve Sher Punjabio Punjab Bacha lo”.

Party senior leaders Gulzar Singh Ranike, Bikram Singh Majithia and Anil Joshi accompanied the SAD president on the head of the cavalcade together with a whole lot of youth on foot. All alongside the best way from Attari to Raja Sansi a whole lot of tractors joined the Yatra together with a deluge of youth. Mr Sukhbir Singh Badal was showered with petals and garlanded profusely at varied stops at the same time as youth ran alongside his Jeep and vied with one another to fulfill and greet him.
The SAD president held an in depth dialogue with border farmers close to the zero level throughout the course of which farmers disclosed that hundreds of individuals had misplaced their livelihood because of the closure of the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Wagah.

They additionally associated that that they had not acquired compensation of Rs 12, 000 per acre each year for land throughout the barbed wire fence for the reason that final two years. The farmers referred to as for transferring the fence near the zero line, saying restrictions on caring for his or her produce was inflicting losses to them. The farmers additionally demanded that compensation for border farmers be raised to Rs 35, 000 per acre for all 21, 600 acres of land located past the barbed fence. The farmers additionally complained {that a} Government hospital initiated by former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal right here had not seen the sunshine of day until but.

Asserting that the SAD was one with the farmers Mr Badal stated “we will leave no stone upturned to ensure an increase in compensation received due to losses suffered in tilling land across the border”. He stated the get together would additionally make efforts to facilitate restart of commerce on the worldwide border which had the potential to rejuvenate the financial system of your complete space.

Later interacting with youth at Chogawan together with Veer Singh Lopoke, the SAD president stated “we will expose all the falsehoods of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its chief minister Bhagwant Mann during the next one month. We will prove that this party of outsiders and its puppet chief minister who is controlled from Delhi can never deliver justice to Punjabis”.
He stated the Punjab Bachao Yatra would lay the inspiration for the ouster of the corrupt, rip-off ridden, anti- Sikh and anti- Punjabi AAP authorities and end result within the establishing of a time examined pro- individuals authorities led by the SAD which had a report of conducting speedy improvement together with sustaining peace and communal concord.

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