Lahore: Pakistan Kissan Ittehad launched a protest rally and sought acceptance of their demands including reduction in urea prices on Tuesday and spent a night under heavy cold at city’s Mall Road.
The Kissan protesters was angry over government officials not showing up for the talks. The urged government to cut down the price of agriculture drugs and urea and also demanded that the government to abolish sales tax on agricultural income.
A rally was also taken out from Kamal Chishti Morr in Kasur against the government. The participants reached Deputy Commissioner’s office and stages a protest there. A large number of farmers around the whole Punjab took part in the protest rally to press the government to meet their demands.
During his speech, Anjuman-e-Kashtkaran President Haji Sanaullah and General Secretary Advocate Shehbaz Khan said that farmers’ economic killing must be stopped, we make the primary sector strong in the economy and we get nothing in the end.
Previously, towards the start of December of the last years the farmers protested to press their demands . The farmers’ groups from Multan, Vehari, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, DG Khan, Bahawalnagar, Sahiwal, Sheikhupura and other areas of Punjab marched towards provincial capital of Punjab.