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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to meet protesting cane growers on Tuesday

Jalandhar, August 21

The Punjab government is fully committed for overall development of the sugarcane growers of the state besides resolving all their concerns on top-priority.

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will preside over a meeting with cane growers on Tuesday at 3 pm in Chandigarh.

Stating this here after a meeting held with cane growers, Punjab’s Commissioner Agriculture Dr Balwinder Singh Sidhu said detailed deliberations took place with farmers at district administrative complex, where all their genuine concerns were also heard patiently.

He also mentioned that on most of the issues, a consensus between government and farmers had evolved while there are still differences on some issues, which were expected to be resolved in tomorrow’s meeting with the chief minister.

He described today’s meeting as a step in the right direction to end the ongoing agitation of the farmers.

 

Farmers shall not be giving a call for Punjab bandh tomorrow in view of meeting with the CM. Highway and rail jam to remain as usual. Service lanes to opened for students and emergencies.