Published On: Tue, Apr 6th, 2021
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When will the mistreatment of farmers end: Parvez Elahi

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Lahore: Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Parvez Elahi on Monday said that when will the ill-treatment of the farmers who meet the nutritional needs of the country end? He said if the government is not providing wheat-bags to the farmers, then what is the point of inter-district ban on wheat-bags?

Farmers in all districts including Bahawalpur, Multan and South Punjab are greatly upset.

Ch Parvez Elahi said that last year also the farmers of Ukraine were given benefits and our farmers had suffered miserably, Sindh government is procuring wheat from its farmers at Rs 2, 000 per maund, only time will tell what happens to the farmers of Punjab.

He was talking to a delegation of Pakistan Muslim League Kissan Wing and representatives of other farmers’ organizations called on Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Parvez Elahi and apprised him of their problems.