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Landless peasants protest for ownership rights

January 19, 2012

LAHORE: Scores of landless Christian peasants on Thursday staged protest outside the Lahore Press Club LPC to seek ownership rights of government agricultural land. Under the banner of the Pakistan Masiha Millat Party, the protestors carried holy Cross and chanted slogans against the government officials.

They alleged landless peasants were allowed to harvest on the barren land in Mouza Sadiqabad, Mouza Azizabad and Chowk Munda localities of district Muzzafargarh. They stated all the farmers were disposed from the lands, which had made cultivable and handed over to other persons.

Protestors demanded the government authorities to award ownership rights of the land and hand over physical possession of it to them landless peasants, who had worked hard on it.

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