SAD holds protest in solidarity with sugarcane farmers in Jalandhar

By Shaminder Mahi - December 05, 2018 1:12 pm

SAD holds protest in solidarity with sugarcane farmers in Jalandhar

Demanding increase in State Advised Price (SAP) for sugarcane farmers, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday protested against the Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab government.

Shiromani Akali dal

The protestors were joined by thousands of Shiromani Akali Dal and BJP workers, with the SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal leading demonstration at Jalandhar

The SAD condemned the government for not announcing an enhanced SAP for sugarcane farmers It asked the Congress government to increase the SAP by Rs 50 a quintal on the pattern of the former SAD-BJP government.

Shiromani Akali dal

It also asked the government to expedite payment of sugarcane dues to farmers.

Earlier, the SAD had held demonstration against Punjab government in Morinda on November 30.

- PTC News

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