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telegraphindia.com 12 Sep, 2021 00:30 am

Farmers end gherao of Karnal mini-secretariat as Khattar blinks

Farmers end gherao of Karnal mini-secretariat as Khattar blinks
The govt agreed to send former sub-divisional magistrate on leave and promised employment to two family members of the peasant who had died on August 28

Farmers end gherao of Karnal mini-secretariat as Khattar blinks The govt agreed to send former sub-divisional magistrate on leave and promised employment to two family members of the peasant who had died on August 28 Farm leader Rakesh Tikait squats in water while staging a protest in Ghazipur, New Delhi, on Saturday.21, 01:48 AM Farmers ended their gherao of the Karnal mini-secretariat on Saturday after the Haryana government agreed to send former sub-divisional magistrate Ayush Sinha on leave, pending inquiry by a retired high court judge, and promised compensatory employment to two family members of the farmer who had died, allegedly after suffering injuries in a lathi-charge on August 28.The gherao of the Karnal mini-secretariat had begun on Tuesday.In a statement, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha — which has been spearheading the farmers’ agitation at Delhi’s borders and had given the call to gherao the Karnal mini-secretariat — said: “The Khattar government has agreed to suspend Ayush Sinha.

“The government has also agreed to compensation to the family of Shaheed Sushil Kajal (the deceased farmer) and support in the form of two jobs to be provided to his family members.… There was also an agreement between the Haryana farm unions and the administration for a judicial inquiry under a retired high court judge who will look into the role of Ayush Sinha for the police violence which resulted in the death of one farmer and injury to countless others.

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