Ludhiana, 23 September
The streets of the Punjab Agricultural College (PAU) have been full of automobiles and herds of farmers who had include their households to attend the Kisan Mela and Animal Husbandry Truthful to be held after a niche of two years.
Inaugurating the honest, Chief Visitor, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann mentioned, “It’s a historic honest. I’ve been coming to this honest when nobody knew me. I’ve come right here as an artist. Now, I’m right here because the chief minister.”
The Chief Minister (CM) additionally known as upon the farmers to scale back the expenditure on marriages because it was an enormous monetary burden on the households of the bride and groom. The CM mentioned that marriages must be carried out in a easy approach. He reiterated his authorities’s dedication to make Punjab a drug free state.
Delighted to see the massive crowd of farmers within the Mela, Dr. Satbir Singh Gosal, Vice Chancellor, PAU, inspired the farmers to enhance their cropping sample by sowing the varieties really helpful by the College for greater yield and profitability and horticulture crop to extend revenue. Known as for range.
5 progressive farmers together with a farmer girl have been felicitated through the honest. Satpal Singh Toor (Sawadi Kalan village, Ludhiana district) and Sardar Amritpal Singh Randhawa (Faglana village, Hoshiarpur district) have been awarded “Parvasi Bharti Award 2022” for excellence in crop diversification.
Satnam Singh (Burj Tharoor village, Bathinda district) was awarded “Surjit Singh Dhillon Award 2022” for progress in agriculture as a small farmer and Manjit Singh (Kranghana village, Mansa district) was awarded “Sardar Ujagar Singh Dhaliwal Memorial” Award 2022″. “For excellence in vegetable cultivation. Veerpal Kaur (Romana Albail Singh Village, Jaiton Tehsil, Faridkot District) was awarded “State Award Winner Sardarni Jagbir Kaur Memorial Award 2022” for recognition in allied agricultural professions.
Other than this, “Bhai Babu Singh Brar Greatest Thatch Award 2022” was introduced to Ransingh Kalan village of Nihal Singh Wala block of Moga district.
As well as, 4 PAU scientists Dr. Sandeep Singh, Dr. JS Brar, Dr. KBS Gill and Dr. Narinderpal Singh have been honored for his or her contribution to agriculture.
Throughout this, Gadvasu honored Balwinder Singh in Animal Husbandry class, Jatinderpal Singh in Poultry Class and Satnam Singh in Worth Addition of Livestock Merchandise.
CM Mann additionally visited numerous stalls of Gadvasu and confirmed eager curiosity in livestock. He mentioned that dairy farming generates each day revenue. He spoke to numerous farmers and mentioned farming points with them.
A critical effort by the School of Fisheries was the stall, showcasing the combination of fish farming with several types of fish, duck farming and different livestock farming. Individuals inquired about fisheries, decorative fish and saltwater fisheries. The worth added merchandise of the faculty have been additionally displayed on the market at their stall.
Farmers aren’t allowed to enter the pandal
After Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann entered the primary website of the Mela, nobody was allowed to enter the pandal. Mansa’s Satkar Singh mentioned, ‘I’ve come to hearken to the CM. Now, I’m informed that I can not enter the pandal. One other farmer mentioned what sort of CM is a typical man as a result of farmers, who have been widespread individuals, weren’t allowed to enter the venue.
‘Legalize the cultivation of poppy husk’
Whereas CM Bhagwant Mann was addressing the gathering on the honest venue from Manch, some farmers have been ready close to the pandal carrying placards and urging the federal government to legalize the cultivation of opium husk. Gurjit Kaur of Fatehgarh Sahib district mentioned that through the election, AAP had promised to legalize the cultivation of opium husk however until date nothing has been carried out. “I’ve seen my family members lose their lives attributable to medication. Legalizing the cultivation of opium husk will save the youth who’re hooked on artificial medication. Opium and poppy husks don’t hurt the physique like different medicines.