Punjab Minister Navjot Sidhu on Wednesday gave Rs 15 lakh each to farmers whose crops got damaged in a fire in Amritsar’s Rajasansi.
Sidhu gave the money from his own pocket to farmers.
The affected farmers’ crops got damaged in a fire due to short circuit. Sidhu had announced that he will give exactly the same amount of money which government will offer.
In a special program, Sidhu handed over cheques to farmers.
Sidhu said that he understand the plight of farmers and that is why he is giving money to them. He also expressed hope that the amount will help farmers.
The short circuit fire had damaged the crops spread in 202 acres.