govt on collision course

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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