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Farmers protesting on the highway in front of sugar mill in Phagwara
There was a possibility of closure of the highway in front of Phagwara Sugar Mill in Punjab today due to the large gathering of farmers, but the farmers have postponed the big gathering till August 30 after assurance from the government. However, today a meeting of 31 farmers of Punjab will be held in Phagwara, in which the next strategy will be decided.
Bharatiya Kisan Union Doaba President Manjit Singh Rai said that the farmer leaders had a meeting with Cabinet Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal recently, in which the government assured that the cane arrears of farmers will be deposited in their accounts by August 30. Will go The government had asked them to lift the dharna.
Farmer leaders holding their meeting on dharna
He said that the dharna will continue in front of Phagwara Sugar Mill till the money is not credited to the farmers’ account, but on August 25, a big gathering of farmers was organized, it has been postponed for the time being. The meeting of the leaders of 31 contingents of farmers, which was fixed in Phagwara today, will definitely take place.
Representatives of 31 batches of farmers of Punjab will come to Phagwara for the meeting today. The next roadmap regarding the farmers’ movement will be decided in the meeting. Manjit Singh Rai said that for the dharna organized in front of Phagwara Sugar Mill, as per the circles of all the organizations, in the same way all will come to the dharna.