Farmers’ groups have expressed outrage when they said police in Haryana have registered three cases against protesters who ran into a BJP MP’s convoy this week and none based on their complaints.
After getting assurance of a fair investigation in the matter, the farmers called off the dharna. They started gathering at the grain market of Narayangarh in Ambala, alerting the police.
Senior police officer Anil Kumar said, “Whatever evidence we get, we will act accordingly. Injustice will not be done to anyone. We will not take any wrong step under any pressure.” To maintain law and order.”
Farmers in Haryana have alleged that a vehicle in a convoy carrying BJP MP Naib Saini was injured on Thursday when a group of people gathered to protest against the Centre’s agricultural laws.
The protesters said that the police have registered three separate cases against the protesting farmers but no FIR or FIR has been registered on the basis of their complaint.
The injured farmer was taken to a government hospital in Narayangarh near Ambala, where the incident took place and he was released after treatment.
He told reporters that he was standing on the side of the road when he was hit by a vehicle in which the MP was sitting.
This comes just days after eight people, including four farmers, were killed in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri after a convoy of cars, which was owned by Union Minister Ajay Mishra and allegedly driven by his son Ashish, was killed. peacefully entered a group of farmers. against.
Ashish Mishra was arrested on Saturday night, five days after a murder case was registered, which raised serious questions as to whether he was given VIP treatment because of his father.
Thousands of farmers have been protesting on New Delhi’s major highways for months to protest three new laws that they say will destroy a long-standing system that allows farmers to pay minimum wages for their rice and wheat. Gives guaranteed value.
The government says the law will help the producers get better prices.
As protests intensified in Uttar Pradesh ahead of next year’s assembly elections, a group of influential farmer leaders have pressured Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to withdraw the laws.