LAHORE: Farmers ended their sit-in protest at the Chairing Cross, after successful negotiations with the government on Wednesday, Aaj News reported.
The Pakistan Kissan Ittehad and Punjab government held successful negotiations with the government, after a day-long sit-in protest at the Chairing Cross.
Kissan Ittehad Punjab President Rizwan Iqbal said while speaking to media personnel at Chairing Cross that the government had approved all of their demands and a delegation of the farmers would meet CM Shahbaz Sharif today at 6 pm.
The farmers staged protest two day ago, demanded release of their fellow arrested farmers, cheap electricity for tube wells and removal of the GST.
The sit-in protest had created difficulties for citizens, who had to take alternative routes owing to the traffic jam which had been caused by the sit-in protest.