18,500 depot holders of Punjab have declared a struggle against the government. Depot holders say that the Punjab government is going to supply flour through Markfed. This campaign will start from October 2. He said that if this happens then depot holders of Punjab will become unemployed. In such a situation, they have now decided to follow the path of struggle.
Announcement by depot holders in Chandigarh
Depot holders from across Punjab have announced that they will gather outside Anaj Bhawan, Sector-39, Chandigarh on September 15. Punjab Ration Depot Holders Federation chief Sukhwinder Kajla said that the Punjab government is pushing them.
Depot holders have not received commission for 25 months
Earlier central government wheat which was available at 2 rupees per kg, now the central government has made it free. In such a situation, the government is now preparing its own flour and supplying it through Markfed. Depot holders have not received commission for 25 months. Apart from this, no benefit is being given to them. Their commission is also very low. He is living a forced life.
In Punjab, people belonging to depot holders, teachers, patwaris or any other department stage dharnas to protest their demands. In this regard, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann has raised an objection on the issue of Patwaris.
The Patwari went on a strike to save one of their corrupt colleagues, now the government will decide whether to hand the pen over to them or not. pic.twitter.com/3dOFGqiCky
— Bhagwant Mann (@BhagwantMann) September 3, 2023