Won’t end protest till legal guarantee on MSP: Farm union

Won’t end protest till legal guarantee on MSP: Farm union

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Bathinda, November 20

The farm agitation will continue until the Centre gives a legal guarantee of minimum support price (MSP) on farm produce, said Balkaran Singh Brar, state president, Kul Hind Kisan Sabha, at a joint meeting of the union with the Punjab Khet Mazdoor Sabha here today.

He exhorted farmers to reach the Delhi border in large numbers to take part in protests planned to mark the anniversary of the farm agitation and a subsequent march to Parliament on November 29. Addressing mediapersons, Brar said: “Although the government has announced withdrawal of the farm laws, there is no announcement on MSP. Until the government gives an assurance, the agitation will continue.”

Jasbir Kaur, a leader of the Khet Mazdoor Sabha, said: “Funds for MGNREGA workers must be increased and labourers be given 5 marla plots. Law must ensure pension to farmers and labourers.” — TNS

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