Farmers continue sit-in outside Punjab Assembly for demands

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LAHORE: Mounting pressure on the Punjab provincial government score of farmers have continued protest outside Punjab Assembly in Lahore over not getting promised package as per agriculture policy.
According to details, the farmers blocked main Mall Road that further created difficulties for the locals in transportation.
The protesters said that they would keep on protesting peacefully in Punjab according to their plan whereas they would also demonstrate in Islamabad on 29 September. They said our requirements are genuine and demanded to give relief to the agriculture sector for protecting future of their generations.
On the other hand, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) also hold a rally in solidarity with farmers. Opposition leader Khurshid Shah said that he was barred from participating in Lahore rally by placing container.
He warned that the Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif would not be able to address in National Assembly if he will be stopped from reaching the venue.
Moreover, a container has also been prepared in this regard.
Earlier, police personnel arrested more than 100 farmers during a crackdown after which the rest were dispersed due to intensified situation.
Several political leaders condemned the arrests and said that peaceful protest is democratic right of everyone.
The detainees were handed over to their native areas’ Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP).
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) farmer wing president Waseem Zafar alleged that some 10 to 15 Faisal Town policemen stormed his office and took two guards into custody.
Farmers said that they were going to protest outside Punjab assembly on 28 September but their companions were arrested, which made them protest one day earlier.
Farmers continue sit-in outside Punjab Assembly for demands
LAHORE: Mounting pressure on the Punjab provincial government score of farmers have continued protest outside Punjab Assembly in Lahore over not getting promised package as per agriculture policy.
According to details, the farmers blocked main Mall Road that further created difficulties for the locals in transportation.
The protesters said that they would keep on protesting peacefully in Punjab according to their plan whereas they would also demonstrate in Islamabad on 29 September. They said our requirements are genuine and demanded to give relief to the agriculture sector for protecting future of their generations.
On the other hand, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) also hold a rally in solidarity with farmers. Opposition leader Khurshid Shah said that he was barred from participating in Lahore rally by placing container.
He warned that the Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif would not be able to address in National Assembly if he will be stopped from reaching the venue.
Moreover, a container has also been prepared in this regard.
Earlier, police personnel arrested more than 100 farmers during a crackdown after which the rest were dispersed due to intensified situation.
Several political leaders condemned the arrests and said that peaceful protest is democratic right of everyone.
The detainees were handed over to their native areas’ Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP).
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) farmer wing president Waseem Zafar alleged that some 10 to 15 Faisal Town policemen stormed his office and took two guards into custody.
Farmers said that they were going to protest outside Punjab assembly on 28 September but their companions were arrested, which made them protest one day earlier.

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