Farmers to stage protest on Feb 6

Farmers to stage protest on Feb 6

Our Correspondent

Tarn Taran, January 23

Farmers’ unions and different organisations have come out brazenly in opposition to Rana Sugar Mills, Lauhka, allegedly for polluting the setting and contaminating the groundwater with chemical substances used within the manufacturing facility.

Numerous farmers and employees, underneath the banner of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC), Punjab, organised a march on Monday in several villages of the realm to make folks conscious of the ill-effects of chemical substances being utilized by the mill whereas distilling wine and subsequent disposal of waste within the fields and canal distributaries. The activists participated within the march on two-wheelers.

In the meantime, farmers’ unions affiliated to the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, in a gathering organised right here on Monday, determined to current a memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner on Tuesday in opposition to Rana Sugar Mills on this regard.

The march of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee, Punjab, was began from Kairon village which handed via Lauhka, Jaura, Naushehra Pannuan, Sarli Mandan, Khabbe Rajputan, Nandpur and different villages. State leaders of KMSC, Harpreet Singh and Satnam Singh Manochahal, had been amongst those that addressed the protesters. The leaders alleged that the federal government had didn’t verify the commercial items polluting the setting and even the Punjab Air pollution Management Board was not taking motion in opposition to such items. The leaders alleged that the contaminated groundwater was accountable for making folks contaminated with dreaded ailments like most cancers, hepatitis, liver failure and many others.

The KMSC would stage a dharna in entrance of the District Administrative Advanced on February 6 in case the administration didn’t take motion in opposition to Rana Sugar Mills. The KMSC demanded an inquiry by a sitting choose of the Excessive Court docket to find the commercial items violating norms to take care of the setting.

The unions related to the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha organised a gathering underneath the management of Nachhattar Singh of Kirti Kisan Union which was addressed by Daljit Singh Dialpura and others who alleged that negligence on the a part of the administration was accountable for violations and subsequent environmental air pollution.

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