Kumar added that the cases were lodged under relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code based on complaints from the National Highways Authority of India and the local civic authorities, noted the report.
Speaking to ANI, Kisan Social Army leader Anil Malik had said: “These houses are strong and permanent just like the will of the farmers.” Construction was also taking place along the Shahjahanpur and Ghazipur borders.
Farmers’ Body Asks Protesters Not To Build
The SKM’s decision was shared in a statement put out after a Morcha meeting, which had 32 farmer unions in attendance, reported PTI.
The statement added that a delegation of several SKM leaders had been undertaking yatras in support of the farmers’ demands in many states such as West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar and Uttarakhand, urging voters not to vote for “anti-farmer BJP”.
On Sunday, SKM delegates addressed mahapanchayats at Singur and Asansol in West Bengal. So far, 147 farmers have been released on bail out of the…