Farmer Protests Called Off In UP after Announcement of Compensation

The farmers, who have been protesting in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri over the death of 4 farmers, have called off the protest after reaching an agreement with the government.

The government has announced to pay a compensation of ₹45 lakh to those who died and ₹10 lakh each to the injured.

The farmers have agreed to cremate the bodies of the 4 who were allegedly mowed down by a car carrying Union minister Ajay Kumar Mishra’s son, after a meeting with the police.

The police assured that investigations will proceed based on complaints lodged by the families of the deceased. A murder case has been filed against Ashish Mishra, the son.

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