• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Seeking compensation farmers block Yamuna Expressway

|

Mathura, Aug 4: The activists of the Bhartiya Kisan Union blocked the Yamuna Expressway today to press for their demands.

Seeking compensation farmers block Yamuna Expressway

The two-hour blockade was lifted after the protesters were given assurance of speedy redressal of their problems, said Sub-Divisional Magistrate (Mahaban) Upama Pandey.

"We were left with no option but to demonstrate as the administration was turning a blind eye to the problems of farmers," district president of Bhartiya Kisan Union Raj Kumar Tomar said.

The demands included compensation for inundated crop, financial assistance for damaged houses, including the names of farmers left out of the crop insurance scheme, Tomar added.

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X