On Day 8, protesters lift blockade at Badal village - ECAS Punjab

On Day 8, protesters lift blockade at Badal village

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Tribune News Service

Muktsar, September 22

On the eighth day of their protest against the farm Bills, farmers who had blocked the road close to the residence of the Badals at Badal village here today lifted the blockade.

They said now they would work to make their "rail roko" programme from September 24 to 26 and Punjab bandh successful.

Shingara Singh Mann, state secretary, BKU (Ekta Ugrahan), said, "We are not under any pressure, but lifted the road blockade and ended the protest as we have to make 'rail roko' and Punjab bandh successful. We may even plan to lodge a protest again at Badal village after a few days." The farmers had started a day and night protest at Badal village on September 15.

Meanwhile, there are reports that former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal and former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal were expected to return to their village residence soon.



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