Congress to hold `Kisan Panchayat` in Bhatta Parsaul

To garner farmers` support for the UP Assembly polls, Cong has decided to hold a the panchayat.

Last Updated: Jun 05, 2011, 18:44 PM IST

Lucknow: To garner farmers` support for the
2012 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, Congress on Sunday decided to
hold a `Kisan Panchayat` in Bhatta Parsaul, the epicentre of
the recent stir against forcible land acquisition, where the
party leader Rahul Gandhi will be present.

The decision to hold the farmers` panchayat was taken
at a party state executive meeting here, its member Akhilesh
Pratap Singh said.

At the panchayat, problems of farmers would be discussed,
he said, adding that the date of the programme would be
announced soon.

PTI