States will have to find funds for farm loan waivers: Arun Jaitley

Sachin Pilot

Agitating farmers had met with the special panel of ministers constituted by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis earlier in the day to hold talks and find solutions for the agrarian crisis.

Patidar leader Hardik Patel speaks to the media in Surat on June 1, 2017.

In states such as Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, the protesters turned violent, even resorting to vandalising property, media reports said.

Speaking to news agency PTI, City Superintendent of Police Abhishek Diwan said Patel was arrested to prevent commission of cognizable offences.

He further said not only in India but in the entire world, Madhya Pradesh stands at number one position in the agriculture sector. "I am an Indian citizen and have the right to go anywhere in the country".

Subsequently, the farmers' protest witnessed bandh and arson as the agitation spread to other districts of western Madhya Pradesh including Neemuch, Dhar, Ratlam and Jhabua.

Patidar quota stir leader Hardik Patel was on Tuesday detained in Neemuch while he was on his way to Mandsaur to meet the families of the six farmers killed in police firing.

He claimed that various district collectors arranged buses and people were ferried from different parts of the state to Chouhan's venue, where he sat on a fast to quell the farmers' agitation, at Dussehra maidan here. The orders have been in place in the area since last week, when six farmers died when the police opened fire to control the crowd at a farmers' protest. "We have chose to implement every policy with the consent of farmers", he said before ending the fast.

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