Representatives of farmers met punjab Agriculture minister Gurmeet Singh Khuddian on Tuesday, the last day ofthe three-day protest, regarding their various demands. These farmers are protesting under the banner of UnitedKisan Morcha. These farmers are also ready to meet governor Banwarilal Purohit. On the other hand, a largenumber of farmers have gathered at the Mohali-Chandigarh data-border to pressurize the Center with various demandsincluding legal guarantee of Minimum Support Price (MSP) of crops. The protesting farmers are also demandingwithdrawal of the cases registered against them. These cases were registered during the 2020-21 agitation.These farmers are demanding job, compensation, loan waiver and pension for a member of the family of thefarmers who lost their lives during the movement. On the other hand, Khudian told journalists that the farmershave said that they will submit a detailed memorandum to the state government on december 4. He will also meetPunjab cm Bhagwant Mann on december 19.Governor called to meetOn the other hand, punjab farmer leader Ruldu Singh Mansa said that a memorandum has been submitted to theAgriculture minister regarding the demands related to the state government, while a detailed memorandum willbe submitted to the Agriculture minister by december 4. He told that the concerned departments will alsoparticipate in the meeting on december 19. Let us tell you that the governor of punjab had called therepresentatives of the farmers of the state for a meeting on Tuesday.Demand to withdraw the case on stubble burningAt the same time, farmer leaders have decided that the Morcha will decide on its next step after meeting GovernorBanwari Lal Purohit. Crops were damaged due to floods in the months of July and August, for which the Morchais demanding compensation. Apart from this, it is demanding government procurement of crops like maize andmoong, support price of sugarcane and payment of sugarcane dues. Besides, the farmers who have been sued forburning stubble are also demanding the withdrawal of the case.
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