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BKU urges UP govt to give adequate power supply

Last Updated: Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 14:01

Muzaffarnagar: Bhartiya Kisan Union president Naresh Tikait has urged the state government to provide adequate electricity to farmers for irrigation or face consequences.

Speaking to reporters at the BKU headquarter in Sisoli on Friday, Tikait alleged that state power officials were harassing farmers in connection with checking of their tube wells.
A BKU panchayat would be held on June 1 to raise the issue of inadequate power supply to farmers, he added.

First Published: Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 14:01
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