Police atrocities on protesters: Punjab Vidhan Sabha committee meets Bathinda farmers

Police atrocities on protesters: Punjab Vidhan Sabha committee meets Bathinda farmers

Bathinda, June 10

The Vidhan Sabha committee, constituted to prepare a report on the alleged torture of farmers during the ongoing agitation against the three agricultural laws, met farmers in Bathinda district on Thursday and recorded their statements.

The five-member committee is visiting different districts to prepare a report on alleged atrocities on farmers and submit it in Vidhan Sabha. The committee members met 14 farmers in Bathinda and recorded their statements.

The committee has so far met 35 farmers in Moga and Ludhiana districts. Headed by MLA Kuldeep Singh Vaid, the committee comprises Assembly members Fateh Jung Singh Bajwa, Kulbir Singh Zira, Saravjit Kaur Manuke and Harinderpal Singh Chandumajra.

Addressing a press conference here, Vaid said: “The maim motive of the committee is to ensure justice to the farmers being subjected to police atrocities during the farm agitation against three agricultural laws. We have been visiting different districts in the state to record the statements of affected farmers. A report will be prepared and duly submitted in the Vidhan Sabha in next five months.” — TNS

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