After talking to the Haryana government, the farmer vacated the highway, the jam lasted for 21 hours

Farmers Protest: Farmers protested near Kurukshetra in Haryana demanding early purchase of paddy and blocked Highway No. 44. However, the Haryana government has accepted their demand, after which the farmers are ready to withdraw from the highway. After the Punjab and Haryana High Court was dragged over law and order, the government held talks with the farmers. Due to the highway jam, the traffic was stopped for about 21 hours.

Gurnam Singh Chaduni of Bharatiya Kisan Union Chaduni, who is leading the protest, said that the Haryana government has now asked to pick up paddy from the fodder markets. However, government procurement will start from October 1, which was already announced by the government. Now it is their problem where they will store it.

He said that the government has increased the purchase limit from 22 to 30 quintals per acre in five districts where the yield has increased. He said that in many other districts it has been increased to 28 quintals per acre.

Let it be known that during the midnight hearing, the Punjab and Haryana High Court said that the district administration should take immediate steps to prevent the situation. should have taken The court also advised the state to take precautions to prevent further deterioration of law and order. The court had said, ‘Resort to the use of force should be the last option and that too until the administration has no other option.

Superintendent of Police of Kurukshetra Surinder Singh Bhoria said that all diversions have been removed and traffic has resumed. He said that we have resolved the matter together with the farmers. Farmers fear that rain and humidity will spoil their paddy crop. He also said that they do not have storage space, so the state government should extend the date of procurement.

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