Chandigarh, April 22. On the issue of immediate lifting of wheat from the state mandis and give payments to farmers within 24 hrs, INLD today protested along with the farmers and traders. INLD also demanded to give bonus of Rs 250 per quintal of wheat to the farmers. INLD leaders said that farmers of neighboring state like Rajasthan, paid bonus of Rs 150 per quintal on wheat so why not the farmers of Haryana can get bonus of Rs 250.
With the demands like bonus and immediate payments to the farmers, INLD today protested in the grain market of Thanesar, under the leadership of state president Shri Ashok Arora. He said there is abundance of wheat in the state mandi’s but still government is neither lifting the wheat as well as nor paying to the farmers. INLD leader Mayaram, chairman Praveen Chaudhary and many more were participated in this protest. In Pehowa Under the leadership of Ex-agriculture minister, Jaswinder Singh Sandhu and Balbir Singh Saini, INLD workers and traders demonstrated in front of market committee office. In this protest District President Kuldeep Singh Multani along with other senior leaders were also present.
Shri Dhushyant Chautala, Grandson of Chaudhary Om Prakash Chautala, leads the demonstrators at Sirsa. INLD workers protested in front of Market Committee office as well as government procurement agency, Hafed. INLD leaders said that the government is not paying the production cost of crops to the farmers. INLD threatened the government with the comprehensive actions, on the issue of immediate solution to the farmer’s problems. Legislator from Kalanwali, Charanjeet singh, Rania legislator Krishan Kamboj, Ex minister Bhagiram, Ex legislator Dr. Sita Ram, Padam Jain, Pradeep Mehta and Liladhar Saini were also present on the protest. INLD workers from Bhiwani also protested along with the farmers and traders in which District Urban president Puneet Masta, Vikram Singh Tanwar, Ramesh Bansal, Vijay Prakash chief and Vinod Chawla were also present.
Under the leadership of Kalka legislator Pradeep Chaudhary, INLD workers along with farmers and traders, protested in Panchkula and Barwala and demanded for bonus and lifting of wheat from mandis. On the occasion, Urban District President Manoj Aggarwal and Seema Chaudhary along with other party leaders were also present. In Rewari also, farmers and traders protested under the leadership of Sunil Yadav and legislator Rameshwar Dayal. In Tohana and Jakhal, Ex legislator Nishan Singh leads the protest in which Ex legislator Ran Singh Bainiwal, Kuljeet Kulria, Angreze Singh Lali and many more participated. Other than this, workers of INLD also protested in different parts of state like Hisar, Hansi, Jind, Narvana, Kaithal, Ambala, Karnal, Fatehabad, Dabwali and many more mandis.