farmers stir

The signboard reads “NORTH ZONE CULTURAL CENTRE” written in English and Punjabi too. In the video, a man is seen putting black paint on the Hindi text only.

Protesting farmers also damaged the helipad where Khattar was scheduled to land. Haryana Police used tear gas shells and water cannon to disperse the protesting farmers.

In a statement, Congress president demanded revocation of 3 farm laws and called for fulfilling demands of agitating farmers. She said that the Modi government was making "disaster an opportunity to fill its treasure" amid the adverse impact of coronavirus on the economy.

Out of the total purchase of 372.41LMT, Punjab alone has purchased 202.77 LMT till the close of procurement season in the state on November 20. About 40.53 lakh farmers have already been benefitted from the ongoing KMS procurement Operations with MSP value of Rs. 70311.78 Crore.