Farmers stage protests in Punjab against central govt over Union Budget

Updated: Feb 2 2023 11:07PM

Hoshiarpur, Feb 2 (PTI) Farmers under the banner of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee on Thursday held protests here and some other parts of Punjab, including Amritsar, alleging that the peasant community has been ignored in the Union Budget.

The farmers staged demonstrations and burnt effigies of the central government.

The protesters alleged that their key demands, including a legal guarantee for Minimum Support Price (MSP) for their agricultural produce, have been ignored.