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Badal asks SAD Delhi and DSGMC to extend help to farmer orgs

Chandigarh, (Gurpreet) – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the SAD Delhi unit as well as the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) would support the Delhi Chalo call of farmer organizations for November 26 -27 and extend all possible help to them.

The SAD President today spoke to the SAD Delhi President Harmeet Singh Kalka and DSGMC President Manjinder Singh Sirsa in this connection.

Mr Sukhbir Badal said that both the SAD Delhi unit and DSGMC would make arrangements for ‘langar’ for farmers who will collect in Delhi on November 26-27 besides providing other essential items to them. He asked both Mr Kalka and Mr Sirsa to coordinate with the farmer organizations in this regard. He said the SAD was ready to extend more specific help to the farmer organizations as per their desire. “The SAD has a glorious heritage of participating in movements of farmers as well as the poor and under privileged sections of society. We will continue to do so and fulfill any duty assigned to us”.

Mr Badal also simultaneously requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to resolve the grievances of the farmers at the earliest. He said the centre should scrap the three contentious central legislations on agricultural marketing which had been rejected by the farming community. He said simultaneously the government should bring in legislation to guarantee minimum support price (msp) and ensure assured government purchase on msp.

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