Farmers protest stray cattle menace
Sangrur, January 27
Having didn’t see any motion to comprise stray cattle menace, below the banner of BKU (Kadiyan), farmers from numerous villages of the district reached Barnala Deputy Commissioner’s workplace with stray cattle-laden tractor-trailers and staged a protest.
They ended their protest after assurance from administration, however they introduced that they’d intensify their agitation, if no motion is taken.
“The stray cattle is inflicting repeated accidents and damaging our crops. However neither junior officers nor seniors are critical and taking any motion. At this time we’ve got come right here to lift our voice,” mentioned Harpal Singh, a protester.
The protesters alleged that the Punjab Authorities was gathering numerous taxes from them, however nonetheless their full crops had been being broken by the stray cattle. They alleged that each time they protest, officers include solely assurances and no motion has been taken as but.
“Many have misplaced their lives in accidents attributable to stray cattle whereas farmers, who’re already below debt, are struggling monetary losses as stray animals are damaging our crops. If the federal government fails to take motion, we’ll intensify our agitation,” mentioned Jagsir Singh Chiniwal, a pacesetter of BKU (Kadiyan). Additionally they launched some animals from their autos, however after senior officers reached the spot, they stopped.
Sukhpal Singh, Assistant Commissioner, mentioned that they had despatched all stray cattle introduced by farmers to a ‘gaushala’ and had been taking all required steps, as per the calls for of farmers.
Protest in Fatehgarh Sahib additionally
Numerous farmers, below the banner of BKU (Kadian), reached the DC workplace to protest in opposition to the stray cattle menace. Carrying stray cattle in tractor-trailers, they raised slogans in opposition to the federal government for its alleged failure to regulate the menace.