Dhuri mill’s public sale deferred
Sangrur, September 20
After the administration didn’t conduct public sale of the Dhuri sugar mill for the second time, two sugarcane growers have began quick unto loss of life on the mill premises. The administration has now mounted October 10 as the subsequent date of public sale to get well the cash from the mill, however growers are demanding fast fee.
“Officers are usually not critical and they’re attempting to scuttle our protest by solely asserting the dates of public sale. Right this moment we waited all day for any motion, however officers didn’t ship. I together with one other grower have began quick unto loss of life,” stated Harjeet Singh Bugra, chairman of the Sugarcane Growers Wrestle Committee.
Some sources stated some bidders have proven curiosity to purchase the demarcated 12 acres of mill, however they’ve sought time to confirm the paperwork of the mill. Since bidders sought time, none provided any bid right this moment to purchase the land of the mill.
Earlier, the authorities had mounted September 14 as public sale date, however when growers gheraoed the officers for the discharge of their pending quantity of Rs 9 crore, the administration had mounted September 20 as the subsequent date of public sale.
Right this moment the administration has finalised third date for public sale. However growers don’t have any expectations and so they have introduced to proceed their protest, began on September 14 on the gate of the mill and quick unto loss of life if authorities didn’t launch their fee.
Dhuri SDM Amit Gupta confirmed that they’ve mounted October 10 as the subsequent date for public sale of mill property to get well the dues of growers. “Some bidders have proven curiosity, however they’ve sought time to confirm the paperwork of the mill. We try finest to conduct the public sale on the earliest,” added Gupta.