The Congress MLA from Karaira, Madhya Pradesh Shakuntla Khatik-” थाने मे आग लगाओ “.


The farmer’s agitation in MP escalates as a people protest in front of Police station and threaten to set the station on fire.

Anti-riot paramilitary forces moved into violence-hit areas of Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur district, where farmers have been protesting for over a week demanding debt relief. Farmers in Mandsaur have been protesting since June 1 demanding loan waiver and better crop prices. Five farmers were killed in police firing on 6th june as the agitation turned violent.

Investigations have found that “stone throwers and some anti-social elements” had also joined the protest. Violence had also hit Dewas, Neemuch, Ujjain districts and some other parts of western MP. While two companies of the RAF, each comprising 100 personnel, moved into Pipliamandi in Mandsaur, where the five farmers were killed, another two were posted in Garoth. Two RAF companies have also been deployed along the highway. Besides the RAF, contingents of the CRPF have been deployed.

The Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh had sought to cool tempers by announcing certain measures, including a settlement scheme for cultivators who had defaulted on repayment of loans. The scheme will cover around 6 lakh farmers with accumulated dues of Rs 6,000 crore, according to the state government.

The opposition tried to enter MP, in a tiff where Rahul Gandhi was detained, Just before he was detained by the police, the Congress vice president accused Prime Minister  Narendra Modi of waiving loans of the country’s rich while ignoring farmers’ debts. “He (Modi) can’t give the right rates for farmers’ agriculture produce, can’t give them bonus, can’t give them compensation… He can only give them bullets,” Gandhi said.

By Pradip Bhandari.

Pradip Bhandari
Pradip Bhandari is the recipient of young leader award 2014 in the largest Indian Model Youth Parliament. He is a public policy graduate who is a Daly College and MIT Manipal alumnus. A believer in "Be the change you want to see", he wants to give voice to the citizens.

Comments 0

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

The Congress MLA from Karaira, Madhya Pradesh Shakuntla Khatik-” थाने मे आग लगाओ “.

log in

Captcha!

reset password

Back to
log in

Share This

Share this post with your friends!

Choose A Format
Personality quiz
Series of questions that intends to reveal something about the personality
Trivia quiz
Series of questions with right and wrong answers that intends to check knowledge
Poll
Voting to make decisions or determine opinions
Story
Formatted Text with Embeds and Visuals
List
The Classic Internet Listicles
Open List
Open List
Ranked List
Ranked List
Meme
Upload your own images to make custom memes
Video
Youtube, Vimeo or Vine Embeds
Audio
Soundcloud or Mixcloud Embeds
Image
Photo or GIF
Gif
GIF format