Farmers from various states, including Punjab and Haryana, have been protesting in Delhi demanding the repeal of agricultural laws introduced by the central government. The central government held talks with the farmers involved in the struggle. But farmers are still struggling in the bitter cold as various stages of negotiations have failed.
Various political parties, organizations, social activists, screen and sports celebrities have been supporting the farmers’ struggle. Support for the peasant struggle is growing not only in India but in the rest of the world.
In the wake of this, Punjab State Prisons DIG Lakminder Singh Jagar has resigned in support of the farmers’ struggle. Although the farmers resigned their post to participate in the struggle and sent its letter to the Principal Secretary, his letter has not yet been officially accepted.
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Lakminder Singh Jagger, 56, who was due to retire in August 2022, served in the Army for five years from 1989 to 1994. Thereafter, he joined the Punjab Prisons Department in 1994 as Assistant Superintendent. He is currently vice president of the Department of Corrections.Lakminder Singh Jagger said, “I was a farmer at first. Only later did a police officer. If I get any position today, it is because my father worked as a farmer in the fields and made me study. Therefore, I am committed to agriculture. ”