Jhajjar, April 24
The district administration lastly succeeded in persuading protesting farmers tenting on the Tikri border to get vaccinated towards Covid. In all, 10 farmers acquired the jab at a vaccination sales space as we speak.
The sales space was arrange three days in the past, however no farmer turned up in the course of the first two days even because the variety of farmers on the Tikri border continued to extend.
Purushottam Singh Gill, a frontrunner of the BKU (Lakhowal), stated: “Within the Thursday’s assembly with administrative officers, farmers’ organisations had made it clear that they didn’t have an issue with anybody getting vaccinated. The outfits had additionally stated they’d not drive anybody to get the jab. It will be a private alternative.”
He added many farmers had already acquired themselves vaccinated in Punjab.
The variety of farmers is rising on the Tikri and Singhu borders because the harvesting is over.
Civil Surgeon Dr Sanjay Dahiya stated, “A staff of medical doctors was in fixed contact with protesting farmers and motivated them to get vaccinated. It’s good some farmers have come ahead, main by instance. It’s hoped that the quantity will improve.” — TPR