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Jind: Farmers demanding compensation for crop loss staged a one-day protest in the town of Uchana, represented by Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala in the state legislature, on Monday and protested announced that they would boycott the BJP-JJP candidates in the municipal elections scheduled for June. 19.
Farmers said they were seeking compensation for losses suffered as a result of damage to the cotton crop last year due to waterlogging and the attack of the pink leafworm. capsule. “The BJP-JJP coalition government has approved Rs 39 crore in this area for the loss suffered by the farmers, but a large portion of the farmers are still waiting for the amount,” they added.
After the protest, they submitted a memorandum to Uchana SDM Rajesh Khoth in which they highlighted their issues such as providing tube well connections in the area, corruption issues especially the patwaris who allegedly demanded money in exchange for the deposit of the amount of loss, replacement of old electric wires, uninterrupted power supply and other problems.
Farmer leader Azad Palwan said: “Today the farmers staged a one-day protest, but they could launch an indefinite dharna if the demands are not met quickly. Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar and Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala have made an announcement to give Rs 39 crore as compensation amount to Uchana farmers but works are progressing at a very slow pace. Even the tax authorities seek money from innocent farmers to provide them with quick aid. This will not be tolerated. Farmers passed a resolution saying they will oppose BJP-JJP candidates because farmers’ issues are not being properly addressed.
Khoth said, “We have distributed Rs 14 crore in the region and the process is still ongoing. It takes time to verify the details of the farmers and sometimes technical issues hamper the speed of distribution of the amount. However, the farmers will soon be paid and their other problems taken care of.”
Meanwhile, farmers in Jind district, Haryana have threatened to spark an unrest against the BJP-JJP government after receiving yet another summons from the police for participating in protests against the Three Farm Bills. They said the Additional Chief Secretary issued a notice on December 23, 2021 regarding the withdrawal of the charges filed against farmers who took part in the protests between September 9, 2020 and December 2021.
A few days ago, even Jind DC Manoj Kumar canceled an arms license from peasant leader Azad Palwan, who was a prominent face of the unrest. District police had filed several complaints against Palwan during the farmers’ unrest and recommended the cancellation of his gun license, which also led to protests.
In a new notice, farmers Ashok Danoda and Satywan Danoda have been summoned to appear before Sadar police station in Narwana for their involvement in the protest.
Danoda told TOI that an FIR under Sections 147, 149, 283, 341 of the IPC and 8(B) of the National Highway Act of 1956 was filed against more than 30 farmers, 12 of whom were named . Now two farmers have been notified. “We blocked the Hisar-Chandigarh highway after the electricity was cut off in our village during the farmers’ unrest. The notice appears to be the result of our role in the commotion. For one, the Center announced it would withdraw all lawsuits filed against the farmers during the unrest, but now notices are being served. We will not tolerate this,” he added. Reacting to the question, BKU Chairman Gurnam Singh Charuni said that visiting police stations based on such notices should be refrained from and action would be taken if police made any arrests. “We have requested time from Chief Minister ML Khattar to discuss the matter,” he added.
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