On ex PM Charan Singh birth anniversary, farmers' stir against land acquisition enters 82nd day
The agitating farmers are opposing land acquisition by the state government for the Jaypee group for the Expressway. Farmers said five land parcels, 500 acres each, for townships by the Japee group, had been planned for which agricultural land was acquired.
Farmers in Etmadpur tehsil have been fighting against forcible eviction and acquisition of their land for over two years. Image source: IANS