Farmers carry dharna exterior DC workplace, toll plazas in dist
Amritsar, January 15
With none seen achievement over the past 51 days of protest, Kisan Mazdoor Sangarsh Committee (KMSC) lifted dharnas from the Deputy Commissioner’s workplace right here and at three toll plazas within the district on Sunday.
KMSC normal secretary Sarwan Singh Pandher mentioned, “The agitation would transfer ahead in different methods. In a primary of the various actions deliberate for the long run, we’ll organise huge rallies in any respect district headquarters on January 26.” Pandher claimed that the latest agitation of 51 days and the best way the state authorities has even did not provoke a dialogue, it has change into clear that the governments usually are not bothered by the peaceable protests.
“If the federal government had initiated talks, we might have causes to consider that the federal government is anxious in regards to the issues of the individuals,” he mentioned. He additional mentioned that the dharnas from all 10 district headquarters and 19 toll plazas within the state have ended in the present day.
The KMSC leaders additionally claimed that earlier than vacating the protest websites at toll plazas, they’ve ensured that the workers working on the toll plazas have obtained their salaries. “We additionally demand from the federal government to construct free-ways the place individuals can journey with out paying toll charge because the car homeowners are sure to pay street tax on the time of buying the car,” mentioned farmer chief Gurbachan Singh Chabba.
The leaders mentioned that they had demanded that the toll charge be slashed by 75 per cent. Additionally they demanded higher wages and dealing circumstances for the workers at toll plazas.