Chandigarh. The Bhagwant Mann government of Punjab has taken a big decision on the promises made to the farmers. The government of Bhagwant Mann has fulfilled the promise of financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh to the farmers martyred during the farmers’ movement. This amount has been released for the martyred farmer families during the farmers’ movement. A few days ago, when the government had a meeting with the farmers in Punjab Bhawan, the farmers had made this demand. CM Mann was also ready on this and the Chief Minister has released the amount of financial help within 3 days. Let us inform that till now 789 farmer families have been released help. The Punjab government has released an amount of 39.55 crores.
Let us inform that on August 3, Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann had accepted most of the demands of the farmer unions. After which the farmer leaders suspended their proposed movement on 3 August. Talking to the media, Bhagwant Mann had said that I am fully committed to the welfare of the farmers and during my tenure, the farmers will not have to stage demonstrations for their legitimate demands. He had said that the process of providing jobs to the dependents of the farmers who were martyred during the farmers’ movement is already underway and the rest of the relief and compensation of the farmers who got martyrdom will be received soon.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : August 06, 2022, 11:17 IST