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The central government should not create an atmosphere of conflict with the farmers.

AMRIK SINGH | February 20, 2024 03:45 PM

SRI MUKATSAR SAHIB: Nihang Singh's chief organization Shiromani Panth Akali Budha Dal Panjhavn Takht Chalda Vaheer Head Jathedar Baba Balbir Singh Akali 96 said that Union government should not create an atmosphere of conflict with the farmers.

Commenting on the matter, he said that the Union government should accept the demands of farmers.
He said that government should not subject the peasantry of the entire country to a test of struggle through a passive or evasive role.

"This is a matter of the demand of the farmers not only of Punjab but also of the entire country.", he added.
Balbir Singh said that the government media was heavily involved in the campaign that the government coffers would be emptied with MSP. This is false propaganda to scare people.

He said that according to the estimate of the 'Crisil' organization, the government expenditure was 21 thousand crore rupees last year, which is less than 0.2 percent of the budget of the central government. J Swaminathan Commission formula with M.SEven if the cost of payment is 2 lakh crore, it is necessary to spend it on the majority of the farmers of the country.

He said that even though the central government gives two lakh crore rupees every year in the form of subsidy to its industrial partners in the form of tax exemption.

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