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The agriculture directorate has asked the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited to snap connections of tubewells owned by the defiant farmers.Farmers have launched protests and are demanding 12-hour power supply for tubewells.(HT File)

Paddy sowing row: Why are farmers and govt on collision course?

By Gurpreet Singh Nibber | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2018 10:11 AM IST
As farmers in some pockets (Muktsar, Rampura Phul, Talwandi Sabo, Sunam and Bathinda) have defied the orders by transplanting paddy before the announced date, the government has ordered uprooting.
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