Tribune News Service
Muktsar, October 13
A five-member delegation of the BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) met a committee of the state authorities led by the principal secretary to the chief minister on the Civil Secretariat in Chandigarh to demand Rs 60,000 per acre compensation for injury of cotton crop attributable to pink bollworm in 5 districts of Malwa area.
However, nothing got here out of the assembly, stated Ram Singh Bhainibagha, a BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) chief. “The officers stated that the state authorities can provide a most of Rs 12,000 per acre based on the principles. However, we wish Rs 60,000 per acre reduction for farmers,” he stated.
He additionally stated that the indefinite protest exterior Finance Minister Manpreet Badal’s residence at Badal village will proceed.
“We will now chalk out a contemporary technique in our assembly,” stated Ram Singh.