Farmer bodies hold protest in front of Reliance fuel station in Hoshiarpur - ECAS Punjab

Farmer bodies hold protest in front of Reliance fuel station in Hoshiarpur

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Hoshiarpur, October 3

The Azad Farmers Committee, Doaba, surrounded the Reliance petrol pump near Punga village on Hoshiarpur-Phagwara road and held dharna at the site, raised slogans against the BJP government.

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Harpal Singh Sangha, A Farm leader

At the behest of Modi government, corporate houses are plotting to grab the lands and this is why the laws have been enacted by the Centre. Much before the laws were made, Adani and Ambani bought land near Moga and Kotkapura and made big purchases; the laws were passed only then.

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On this occasion, farmers' leaders Harpal Singh Sangha, Gurnam Singh Singriwala, Manjit Singh Rai, Gurdeep Singh Khun Khun, Davinder Singh Kakkon and Laurence Chaudhary addressing the protesters, said, on the behest of Modi government, corporate houses are plotting to grab the lands and this is why the laws have been enacted by the Centre. "Much before the laws were made, Adani and Ambani bought land near Moga and Kotkapura and made big purchases; the laws were only then passed," the leaders were quoted as saying. They announced that apart from stopping the trains, boycotting the petrol pumps of the corporate houses, Jio SIMs and the goods sold by the Reliance should be undertaken. On this occasion Jagtar Singh Bhinder of Kirti Farmers Union, Ganga Prasad of Public Works Union, Jasvir Singh, former sarpanch Rajpur Bhaian were among the present.



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