Farmers have been on a sit-in for the last several years demanding increased compensation in Mandola, Ghaziabad.
The strike of the farmers affected by the Mandola Vihar scheme of Ghaziabad continued in the Housing-Development Council even today. However, today the administration appealed to the farmer leaders to postpone the Mahapanchayat to be held on January 15 in view of the corona epidemic. After which the farmers decided to postpone the Mahapanchayat to be held on January 15 in view of the corona epidemic. The farmers have said that in view of the epidemic, they will now sit in the park and sit in the park, away from the main gate of the XEN office.
Farmers of 6 villages including Mandola have been agitating since 2 December 2016
It is worth mentioning that the farmers of six villages including Mandola have been doing Gandhian Satyagraha movement since December 2, 2016, demanding compensation for their acquired land from the Land Acquisition Act 2013. Angered by no solution, the farmer sat on a hunger strike outside the superintendent engineer’s office last week, half-naked in the bitter cold. During this there was also a confrontation between the farmers and the police administration. In this, along with many farmers and women of the farmer’s family, policemen were also injured.
The officials talked to the farmer leaders over the phone
The farmers, who were protesting on Friday, have decided to postpone the Mahapanchayat to be held on January 15 in view of the increasing outbreak of the Kovid-19 epidemic. SDM Loni Santosh Yadav spoke to Master Mahendra Singh Tyagi, the convener of the Kisan Satyagraha Andolan, and urged him to move away from the gate of XEN and appealed to follow the rules of Kovid. After which the farmer leaders have asked the administrative officials to postpone the Mahapanchayat and continue their satyagraha by sitting in the park away from the main gate of the XEN office.