Thu. Sep 28th, 2023

Chandigarh- Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Badal on Tuesday urged farmers and farm labourers to not let Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) functionaries in Punjab enter their villages until they don’t get full and last compensation for the losses sustained through the devastating floods within the state.

The SAD chief, who was addressing a ‘dharna’ organised by former legislator Harinderpal Singh Chandumajra at Devigarh in Patiala district, stated, “We all need to unite to force this callous government to do justice to our peasantry. Instead of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann releasing compensation by August 15, the AAP government is yet to complete the process of ‘girdwari’ to assess the damage to crops.”

“The process has been delayed purposely to deny full compensation to the farmers who have re-transplanted paddy, ” he stated.

Stating that the Chief Minister is just not honest in direction of the farmers and is deceiving them with photograph ops, Badal alleged {that a} “few farmers were handed over cheques in envelopes with amounts ranging to up to Rs 40, 000 written on them, but the cheques were for Rs 4, 000 only”.

Similarly, an individual was given a compensation of Rs 6, 800 for harm to his home, whereas he should have incurred a loss amounting to a couple lakh rupees, Badal stated.

Badal, whereas paying tribute to farmer Pritam Singh, who was killed throughout a protest at Longowal in Sangrur district, stated, “We assist the farmers’ organisations that are in search of a good compensation for the farmers.”

He additionally demanded {that a} homicide case be registered towards the Chief Minister in addition to all cops who’re chargeable for inflicting atrocities on the farmers in Sangrur.

The SAD chief additionally got here down closely on self-styled organisations which are spewing hatred among the many ‘panth’ each day however don’t utter a single phrase to spotlight the atrocity inflicted on the farmers and the next homicide of a Sikh farmer.

“Where are Baljit Singh Daduwal and Dhian Singh Mand, ” he requested.

Badal additionally talked in regards to the “manifold increase” in medication trafficking within the AAP regime, saying that artificial medication are leading to widespread circumstances of overdose and deaths among the many youth within the state.

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