Chandigarh, Might 18

Punjab farmers ended their protest on Wednesday after the Bhagwant Mann-led AAP authorities accepted a number of of their calls for. The event got here after representatives of farmer our bodies held a marathon assembly with the Chief Minister right here.

Conceding the farmers’ calls for, Mann introduced a recent schedule for staggered sowing of paddy on June 14 and June 17, thus limiting the overall variety of zones to only two as an alternative of 4.

Mann additionally informed the farmer leaders that the state authorities has already issued a notification to obtain your complete moong (inexperienced gram) crop at a minimal help value of Rs 7,275 per quintal.

Punjab Rural Growth Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal shared the main points of the assembly with the agitating farmers on the protest website in Mohali.

Later, Bharti Kisan Union (Sidhupur) state president Jagjit Singh Dallewal introduced the choice to elevate the protest.

Scores of Punjab farmers started a protest close to the Chandigarh-Mohali border on Tuesday after they have been stopped from heading to the state capital to press their numerous calls for, together with a bonus on wheat and starting paddy sowing from June 10.

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