farmers: Farmers Lock 50 Stray Cattle In Govt School, Claim Damage To Crop | Kanpur News

Kanpur: A group of farmers in Turkipur village in Kakor area of Auraiya district staged a protest against the menace of stray cattle after driving them into a government school and locking them there on Sunday. They alleged that their crops were damaged by stray cattle.
Some pictures of the incident went viral on social media. More than 50 cattle were herded by the farmers into a school in Turkipur.
Later, the farmers staged protest shouting slogans against the authorities and alleged that the authorities concerned have done nothing to curtail the growing menace of stray cattle.
They said that the state government should take some concrete steps to resolve this problems. “The local authorities have made no arrangements for stray cattle due to which the animals damage our crops,” they alleged.
Senior district officials, including SDM Sadar Manoj Kumar Singh, said that cattle have been freed from the school and will be sent to the temporary cowshed located in Umri village.

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