Strike called off

Thoubal, Jul 15 : Elangbam Bormani who launched a hunger strike demanding adequate urea for farmers ended his protest today after coming to terms with the MLA of Wabagai AC Dr Usham Deben, DC Kakching Somorjit Salam and District Agriculture Officers concerned on certain points.
Notably, Bormani began his hunger strike yesterday at Hiyanglam Keithel urging the State Government to stop ‘fertilizer politics’ and formulate a proper farm policy among others.
Speaking to media persons, Dr Usham Deben said that the Government will provide 400/500 bags of fertilizer for the farmers of Hiyanglam AC by July 30 and distribute the remaining fertilizers by consulting with Chief Minister N Biren Singh, local MLA and officials concerned.