Farmers to call off protest in Sangrur after a meeting with Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Dhaliwal

Farmers to call off protest in Sangrur after a meeting with Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Dhaliwal

Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in

Protesting farmers of Bhartiya Kisan Union (Ekta Ugrahan) on Friday announced to call off their strike held outside Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann’s house in Sangrur.

The end of the agitation came after a meeting was held between the farmers and Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Dhaliwal at Circuit House here on Friday.

The farmers said they would lift the dharna on Saturday, October 29,2022.

Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal said, “We have reached a consensus on all the demands of the farmers after a meeting with Union leaders of BKU Ugrahan. Farmers have agreed to call off their protest.”

Farmers to call off protest in Sangrur after a meeting with Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Dhaliwal

Meanwhile, Joginder Singh Ugrahan disclosed that the government had agreed to fulfil their demands. “We have got written assurance from the government that they will fulfil our demands. Therefore, we are calling off the protest.”

Senior farmer leader Jagtar Singh Kalajhar, Jhanda Singh Jethuke, Shangara Singh and Roop Singh Chhanna, IG Jatinder Singh Aulakh, I.G. Patiala Range Mukhwinder Singh Chhina, Deputy Commissioner Sangrur Jatinder Jorwal, SSP Sangrur Mandeep Singh Sidhu and SSP Patiala Deepak Pareek were also present in the meeting.

October 28,2022