Deceased youth’s family allege that their son Sohail was tortured to death by MP cops who were demanding Rs 45 lakh for releasing him
Basanti Bai Lohar has alleged that Parmanand Patidar, another farmer, and his two sons Luv and Kush, have blocked the passage to her plot.
The April 2 clashes which claimed seven lives in Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior-Chambal region was possibly pre-planned to repeat the violence witnessed last year in Mandsaur-Ratlam.
India saw a lot of resistance in 2017, the public went against the government to make things go their way.
The anger can also be gauged from the fact that the BJP suffered electoral losses in Gujarat's cotton-belt in the assembly elections earlier this month.
Swaraj Abhiyan chief Yogendra Yadav, activists Medha Patkar, Paras Saklecha were among the detained.
The rally, called the Kisan Mukti Yatra, was started today by the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee to protest the killings of six farmers in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur district.
Kishan Lal Meena's family told Raisen district police that he told them he had consumed the poisonous tablets for his inability to repay mounting loans and electricity dues worth around Rs 17 lakh.
Police baton-charged the protesters and arrested at least 27 of them in the area, some 20 km outside Bhopal.
Ghanashyam Dhakad was on his way to a temple last evening when some policemen stopped him and thrashed him with sticks, villagers claimed.
He added that a judicial probe has already been ordered and appropriate action will be taken against those found guilty as per the findings.
A five-member delegation of the party comprising Sanjay Singh, Ashutosh, Somnath Bharti, Bhagwant Mann and Sadhu Singh will go to Mandsaur and meet the protesting farmers
Centre sends 1,100 anti-riot police personnel to Mandsaur as Madhya Pradesh farmers’ stir intensifies
Madhya Pradesh farmers have hit the streets protesting over their demands for remunerative prices for their produce and a farm loan waiver not being met.