In Haryana, angry farmers have blocked the Delhi-Amritsar National Highway-44 (GT Road) at Shahbad in Kurukshetra due to non-government procurement of paddy. Vehicles are stuck in a jam for the last one hour. Earlier, the State President of BKU, Gurnam Singh Chaduni had a meeting with the officials of the government and administration. There was no agreement between both the parties. The farmers were adamant on starting the procurement of paddy immediately, while the government gave up on it. Let us inform that the arhtiyas are also going on strike in the state.
The arrival of paddy has gained momentum in the mandis of Haryana, but government procurement has not started yet. Farmers are suffering huge economic loss due to this. Two days ago, a meeting was held at Shahbad Kisan Rest House under the chairmanship of Bhakiyu (Chaduni) National President Gurnam Singh Chaduni and it was decided that if the government does not start the procurement of paddy by Thursday evening, it will block the national highway near Shahabad on Friday. will be given.
Thousands of farmers reached Shaheed Udham Singh Chowk in Shahbad with their tractor trolley at 11 o’clock on Friday. Thousands of farmers blocked the national highway. Heavy police force is also deployed at the same spot. The officials of the administration also had a meeting with Gurnam Singh, but no solution was found in it. He decided that he would keep the highway blocked till the government starts the government procurement of paddy.
Gurnam Singh said that due to non-procurement of paddy, farmers are suffering huge losses because many varieties of paddy are ready in the fields after ripening and many farmers’ crops have also been cut, but due to non-procurement, due to rain. Their paddy crop is getting spoiled and they are suffering financially.
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