FIR against four villagers on gehrao of SDM’s vehicle and pushing into river
Kisan Sangharsh Committee Punjab seeks cancellation of FIR
Ferozepur, September 11, 2019: Punjab looks to be passing through crisis with the attack by the political leaders and farmers on the bureaucracy in the recent two incidents in the state as today hundreds of farmers under the banner of Kissan Sangharsh Committee Punjab held a protest march after taking a decision at a meeting held at Gurdwara ShamSingh Atari Fateghgarh Sabrawn and sit on dharna in front of Makhu police station, demanding the withdrawal of false FIR against the farmers by the SDM, Narinder Singh Dhaliwal.
Farmers have alleged that on September 5 of misbehavior with the flood affected farmers at Gatta Badshah village at the time of breach at Dhusi Bandh while putting soil to plug the same. The residents were reportedly upset over the flooding of their crops due to the overflowing Sutlej river and when SDM visited the site to take stock of the situation, the enraged villagers gheraoed his vehicle and to push his vehicle into the river.
It is pertinent to mention that PCS officers Association had gone on two days pen down strike, by wearing black badges to protest the attacks on diginity Earlier, DC Office employees, giving a weeks’ time to arrest the accused in both the icndents and also threatened to go on indefinite strike in support of these two officers and had also given a call for pen-down strike for using abusive language by Simarjeet Singh Bains, MLA Lok Insaaf party against DC Gurdaspur Vipul Ujwal and detaining and trying to throw SDM Zira Narinder Singh Dhaliwal in river by certain farmers. Chief Minister, Punjab Capt Amarinder Singh had also made it ample clear that misbehavior with his officers would not be tolerated at any cost.
While MLA Bains has been booked for misbehaving with the DC Gurdaspur, four farmers along with unidentified persons have also been booked in the case of SDM Zira.
In fact, power tussle between the babus and politicians is not new but the instant tug of war between the two has reached at another level in Punjab with these two incidents.
The Kissan Sangharsh Committee Punjab has demanded for cancellation of FIR against four persons as the attitude of the government itself speak about the flood affected persons.