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Saturday, September 21, 2019

UP peasant move to Delhi for loan waiving

By on Saturday, September 21, 2019

The thousands of peasants of Western Uttar Pradesh have moved towards Delhi for their demands. The police forces have stopped them at the UP-Delhi border, which created a big congestion among the traffic situation. They all are hell-bent to reach upto the former prime minister, Chaudhari Charan Singh’s cementri Kisanghat at Delhi.
They have 15 demands – namely, the loan waiving, the sugarcane payment within 14 days, the slash in electric tariff rate and their babes must be educated free of cost upto class 8th. The farmers are demanding high-court bench in western UP and are demanding to be implemented the recommendation of Swaminathan’s committee reports.
Meanwhile the government of Uttar Pradesh has ordered to the sugar mills to pay all the outstanding dues to the farmers till 31st October. Mr Suresh Rana has informed the decision of UP government that the mills’owners to be punished if they fail to pay the dues amount within scheduled date. The high court of Allahabad had ordered this week on Wednesday to pay the farmers’ dues of sugarcane.