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Farmers, AIMTC to hold dharna in Delhi on Feb 18

Farmers unions and All India Motor Transport Congress would stage an indefinite sit-in demonstration in Delhi from February 18 to press for remunerative prices for wheat and other crops.

india Updated: Feb 09, 2009 18:41 IST

Farmers unions and All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) would stage an indefinite sit-in demonstration in Delhi from February 18 to press for remunerative prices for wheat and other crops.

The farmers would also protest a "meagre" cut of Rs.2 in price of diesel and Rs.5 in price of petrol and demand at least reduction of Rs.10 per litre in diesel and Rs.15 per litre in petrol.

This was announced in Moga on Monday by Ajmer Singh Lakhowal, Chairman Punjab Mandi Board and President BKU Lakhowal State president after addressing a meetng of activists of Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU).