Warned About Accepting Foreign Funds, Says Punjab's Biggest Farmer Group
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Warned About Accepting Foreign Funds, Says Punjab's Biggest Farmer Group

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December 20, 2020

One of the leading farmers' groups playing a big role in the protests has been accused of accepting foreign funds without proper clearances. The Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan) -- the largest and most dominant in Punjab with a huge follower base -- has been issued warning by a bank and told to get mandatory registration.


New Delhi, 20 December 2020

As per news report of NDTV, Sukhdev Singh Kokri Kalan, the general secretary of the group, has said he was called by the officials of Punjab and Sindh bank in Punjab's Moga district and told about a mail from the forex department. The group had received Rs. 8 to 9 lakhs in the last two months, which was cited by the bank officials, Singh said. The money is usually sent from Punjabis living abroad, who regularly donate for social causes.

Source -NDTV


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