Digvijay Singh to stage week-long hunger strike in MP from today

Last Updated: Monday, July 7, 2014 - 02:14

Zee Media Bureau

Bhopal: In an attempt to corner the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Madhya Pradesh, Congress leader Digvijay Singh will sit on a seven-day hunger strike in Guna district from Monday, protesting against the state government for not providing relief to natural-calamity hit farmers.

Confirming his decision to go on fast for seven days, Singh tweeted:

fertilisers.

The Congress general secretary, who would be sitting on a fast outside Collector`s office in Guna district has demanded payment for crop insurance scheme, prevention of black marketing of fertilisers.

with the issues, they should stage protest near highway of their respective villages.
Meanwhile, Guna district collector Sandeep Yadav told PTI that as per the survey, relief (funds) has been given to all affected farmers in the district.

The Congress general secretary also appealed to the farmers across the state that if they are affected with the issues, they should stage protest near highway of their respective villages.



First Published: Monday, July 7, 2014 - 00:45

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