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Farmers have held protest rallies in numerous components of the state

Not less than 5 farmers are useless after photographs had been fired throughout a protest within the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

It’s unclear who opened fireplace throughout the rally in Mandsaur district on Tuesday. Protesters say it was police.

The state’s dwelling minister, Bhupendra Singh, denied this, telling native media “there was no firing by the police”.

The farmers need the federal government to jot down off their money owed, and set a minimal value for his or her produce.

They’ve been protesting for days to place stress on the federal government and different components of the state have additionally witnessed related rallies.

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Mr Singh stated an investigation had been ordered to search out out who opened fireplace on the protest web site.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan stated he was “deeply pained by the flip of occasions”.

“I’ve already accepted all honest calls for of the farmers,” he stated.

Mr Chouhan additionally introduced that the state authorities would give compensation to the households of the victims, and pay medical bills for the injured.

Rahul Gandhi, vice-president of the principle opposition Congress celebration, stated Mr Chouhan’s authorities “was at battle with farmers”.

Mr Chouhan rejected the allegation and accused the Congress celebration of instigating farmers.