Punjab farmers all set to go on strike on June 12 against MP killings


BATHINDA:  Punjab Farmers took decision to carry out protests across Punjab on June 12 following the death of five farmers in police gunfire in Mandsaur district of MP. The strike was held as farmers demanded better farm produce prices.

Nearly eight farmer and farm labourer declared that the meeting will be held at Moga on Thursday.

The associations have ordered listing of murder cases against policemen accountable for the killing of farmers after MP home minister Bhupendra Singh finalized that the protesters killed in police gunfire. They also ordered farm loan waiver across the country, and demanded Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh to accomplish his pledge of entire loan waiver in the budget session.

The Congress government has certain at putting off the advance waiver as the council of specialists shaped to investigate the matter has looked for more opportunity to give its proposals. The agriculturists, in any case, need it to be reported at the most punctual, and characteristic the ascent in the quantity of homestead suicides in Punjab to the deferral in the declaration of the obligation waiver.

A senior officer in the horticulture division stated: “The state government is intense about tending to the grievances of agriculturists and following up on the proposals of the master council shaped to work out modalities about credit waiver. The master council is dealing with the subject, and is required to make its suggestions soon.

Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ekta Ugrahan) VP Jhanda Singh Jethuke and BKU (Dakaunda) president Buta Singh Burjgill stated: “We have collectively chosen to firmly restrict the activity of the MP government in slaughtering the challenging ranchers. The ranchers were not enjoying hostile to national exercises, but rather were just requesting better costs of their create and advance waiver.”

They will hold dissents outside the workplaces of agent magistrates over the state on June 12. “In the event that the legislature bombs in declaring credit waiver, we will hold a state-level tradition of ranchers on July 7 at Jalandhar, where the activity plan will be chosen to begin a battle for advance waiver,” said farmers.

They additionally said looked for a conclusion to the act of gathering limitless tickets to ride from ranchers while propelling advances, as these are utilized to compel them to reimburse credits.