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CMO exhorts Aartiyas, Check interest rates, Make Transport arrangements

Chandigarh, July 3: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has exhorted the aartiyas to check charging of exorbitant interest rates on loans to farmers, while urging them to bail out the distressed farmers facing severe financial crisis as a result of huge debt burdens.He also directed the state’s aartiyas to ensure adequate transport arrangements for

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On International Yoga Day, farmer unions to perform shavasana in protest

On International Yoga Day on June 21, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform yoga with scores of people in Lucknow, thousands of farmers across the nation will spread on the floor to perform shavasana. Known as the ‘corpse pose’, the farmers are using this non-violent way to suggest they are on the death bed

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After MP farmer agitation, punjab farmers join to hands for statewide protests

Farmer unions in Punjab on Thursday came together in support of those killed in Madhya Pradesh police firing on farmers agitating for better prices for their produce in the drought-ravaged region. In a meeting held at Moga, Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) Ekta-Ugrahan decided to call of its Friday protest for debt waiver in Punjab, and