Farmer Protests Called Off In UP after Announcement of Compensation

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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