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Uttar Pradesh Forms Committee to Look into Farmer Demands

  • 24 Feb 2024
  • 1 min read

Why in News?

Recently, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister formed a three-member committee to look into the grievances of the state’s farmers whose land was acquired in the Noida, Greater Noida and the Yamuna Expressway areas for development purposes.

Key Points

  • The farmers from Noida and the Greater Noida villages have been protesting for the past two months demanding a 64.7% hiked land compensation, better rehabilitation facilities for their families, permission to use residential plots for commercial purposes, jobs for their children and better healthcare facilities, among other benefits.
  • The committee will hold discussions with farmers and also with other stakeholders to take the necessary steps.
    • The Noida and the Greater Noida CEOs will support this committee in addressing farmer issues and the committee will submit its report in three months before the state government.
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