MP Home Minister: Police did not fire on farmers

DN Correspondent

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh on Tuesday said that police had not fired on farmers protesting for raising prices for their produce, adding that the state government has not imposed any curfew suspended internet services in the region.

Bhupendra Singh, MP Home Minister
Bhupendra Singh, MP Home Minister

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh on Tuesday said that police had not fired on farmers protesting for raising prices for their produce, adding that the state government has not imposed any curfew suspended internet services in the region.

"There was no firing from police,will look into the farmer's death," Singh said.

Also read: Mandsaur violence: MP CM order probe into firing on farmers

Earlier, reports emerged that two farmers had died and four others were injured after police started firing in during farmer's protest in Mandsaur.

The Internet was also reportedly suspended in Mandsaur, Ratlam and Ujjain during the protest.

Protestors were demanding higher prices for their produce, including onions and dal.

They also wanted their loans to be waived as was being done in the BJP ruled states of Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh. (ANI)








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