Farmers protest eviction notices
Muktsar, January 6
Members of the Bharti Kisan Union (Ekta Ugrahan) right now gheraoed the Block Growth and Panchayat Workplace (BDPO) at Gidderbaha towards the land eviction notices despatched to some farmers of Mallan and different villages right here.
The protesters stated the farmers have been in possession of the ‘Jumla Mushtarka Malkan’ land for the previous 70 years, however the state authorities on December 23 despatched them the land eviction notices via the BDPO.
“The state authorities is planning to offer this land to company homes after snatching it from the landless poor farmers. We won’t enable the state authorities to do that,” stated Harbans Singh Kotli Ablu, district president, BKU (Ekta Ugrahan).
Later, they handed over a memorandum to the BDPO and dispersed.