Bharatiya Kisan Union's Punjab president Jagjit Singh reacted on Home Minister Amit Shah's request to shift the protestors to structured place in Burari. He said that the farmers' leaders will hold talk tomorrow to decide their response to the Home Minister. "Amit Shah ji has called for early meeting on a condition, it's not good. He should've offered talks with open heart without condition. We'll hold meeting tomorrow morning to decide our response," he said. Earlier, Shah said that if farmers' unions want to hold discussions before December 03 then, he want to assure them that as soon as you shift your protest to structured place, the government will hold talks to address your concerns the very next day.
Three staff of a petrol pump got injured after they were beaten up by few people in Punjab's Ludhiana on November 28. According to the police, two persons came to refill their vehicle and had an argument with the staff. Later, they came with few people and attacked the staff. The whole incident was captured in CCTV. Police probe is underway in the matter.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said that farmers from his state did not participate in the 'Dilli Chalo' protest march against the Centre's farm laws, adding the ongoing demonstrations is being driven by certain political parties and unions. Khattar held his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh responsible for the thousands of farmers marching to Delhi. "The movement was started by farmers of Punjab. However, there is some connection with certain political parties and some unions. Farmers of Haryana did not take part in these protests (Dilli Chalo) and I would congratulate them for that. I would like to praise the Haryana police for performing their duty with utmost composure for the past two days," Khattar said. Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday slammed the Centre over the ongoing farmers' protest. "Treating farmers with such dereliction has never been done by any party except BJP. These are the same people who had told farmers that they would not only waive loans but would bring in policies which would double farmers' income," Yadav said. Watch the full video for more details.
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