Balwan Singh urges govt to come to rescue of suffering farming community

Former MLA Thakur Balwan Singh speaking to Congress workers at Marh on Saturday

JAMMU: General Secretary PCC, Thakur Balwan Singh (ex-MLA) today urged upon the UT administration and Central government to immediately come to the rescue of suffering farming community.
Addressing a meeting of Congress workers of Marh and Satwari Blocks today, Balwan Singh said that the condition of farmers is getting from bad to worse because of lack of government initiatives for them except hallow slogans.
Besides stressing the need to strengthen the organization, the various problems of people were discussed in the meeting.
Th Balwan Singh said that paddy growing farmers have suffered heavy loss due to damage of their crops in the untimely heavy rains and the farmers of rice growing belt of Marh, Kanachack, R S Pura, Suchetgarh, Bishnah areas of Jammu District, parts of Samba district and Hiranagar areas of Kathua district, and the government has not provided any sort of relief so far.
He asked the party workers to meet the people at the grass root level and make them aware about the policies and programmes of Congress party. Congress is the only party which guarantees for peace and progress in the country, he added.
Block president Saudagar Singh Saini, Ashwani Sharma, Senior leader Lala Devi Dass, Jagdish Raj Bhagat, Ashok Saini, Gulzar Singh, Ravi Pal Sharma, Rashpal Bhardwaj and Vijay Shastri also spoke in the meeting