Hoshiarpur: The President of National Kisan Movement (Punjab), Jai Gopal Dhiman along with farmer leader Ranjit Singh conducted a meeting of the farmers at village Gondpur. The issue of the destruction of wheat and other crops by hailstorm and heavy rainfall was discussed in the meeting.
Jai Gopal Dhiman said the Government always declare the compensation for the farmers which generally takes months to reach to the farmers. He said the farmers need immediate compensation for their livelihood else they do not have any other option than suicide.
He demanded that the Punjab Government must immediately compensate the farmers so that the farmers get immediate relief else the Government have no right to publicize itself on this issue.