Bathinda, February 15
Farmers in large number today gathered and staged protest against the visit of BJP national president JP Nadda to address a public meeting in favour of BJP candidate Dyal Sodhi at Maur.
Protesters with black flags in their hands, shouted slogans against the BJP leaders. BKU Sidhupur activists have blocked the road from Maur to Mansa, while BKU Urgrahan activist have blocked Maur to Mansa road at Maur Kanchian chowk.
Activists of BKU Ekta Ugrahan and BKU Sidhupur today separately staged two protest at chowk on main road at Maur. BKU Sidhupur leader Baldev Singh Sandoha said “BJP government killed our 700 farmers during the farmers agitation at Delhi and now they are coming to seek votes from us here. This will not be tolerated”.
Further, they are also irked over BJP led union government running away from the assurance it gave while calling off their protest at Delhi pertaining to constituting a committee on MSP, cancelling cases registered against farmers during agitation.
Huge police have been deployed at the spot and they are trying to pacify the protesters, but they are adamant to continue their protest.
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