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.