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Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP)

KBP for rejecting papers of defaulter mill owners

April 10, 2013 Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) has urged the Election Commission of Pakistan to declare those sugar millers ineligible to contest coming general elections who have yet to pay dues of sugarcane growers. KBP President Sardar Zafar Hussein Khan in a statement issued here Tuesday alleged that the sugar millers had to pay billion of rupees to the growers. He said that owners of such mills were contesting forthcoming general elections. He said that the election commission should…

KBP takes out rallies

November 30, 2012: Growers across Pakistan took out procession rallies on Thursday on the call of Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) in second phase of 'Save Farmer-Save Pakistan' movement launched by the Board to press the government for acceptance of its demands. KBP Central President Sardar Zafar Hussein led a rally in Mandi Bahauddin while its Central Secretary-General Malik Muhammad Ramzan Rohari led a rally in Rahim Yar Khan. According to the KBP Central Secretary Information Haji Muhammad…

KBP to stage sit-in today

November 29, 2012 Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) in second phase of its 'Save Farmer-Save Pakistan' movement will be staging sit-in at all the district headquarters today besides holding demonstration on important thoroughfares and bridges to press the government for acceptance of its demands. Provincial heads and district presidents will lead these demonstrations and sit-in in their respective areas, said KBP Central Secretary Information Haji Muhammad Ramzan here on Wednesday.…

Farmers hail raise in wheat support price

November 24, 2012 Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) has welcomed the increase in support price of wheat crop by Rs 150 per maund and restoration of subsidy on agricultural tube-wells in Balochistan province. Appreciating both decisions of the Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC), KBP President Sardar Zafar Hussein Khan urged that other provinces should also follow the example of Balochistan and extend subsidy to the growers on agricultural tube wells. Commenting on the decision of the…

KBP forms task force to evolve strategy

November 21, 2012 Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) has constituted a task force to evolve strategy for the second round of its 'save farmers-save Pakistan' movement which was launched by it to press the government for ensuring solution to problems faced by the agricultural sector. In the second phase, growers will stage protest demonstrations in every district headquarters on November 29, 2012, and provincial presidents of the KBP would monitor these demonstrations in their respective…

KBP urges government to resolve farmers’ problems

November 13, 2012 Three-day protest camp being established by the Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) to press the government for early solution of problems being faced by the farming community of the country is starting from November 13, 2012 (Tuesday). This protest camp will be participated by the leadership and workers of KBP and representatives of various other growers' organisations and political parties. It will conclude on November 15, 2012 with announcement for the future strategy of the…

Growers’ problems: KBP to hold protest camp from November 13

November 10, 2012 Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) has announced to hold a protest camp from November 13 to 15, 2012 in Islamabad to press the government for resolving the problems being faced by the growers. The camp is part of a movement launched by the Board entitled 'save growers-save Pakistan'. Programme in this regard had been finalised and twelve committees were working day and night to meet the growers and convince them for participation in the protest camp. KBP Central President…

Kisan Movement to join KBP protest camp

November 07, 2012: National Kisan Movement (NKM) has announced to join the protest camp announced by the Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) at Islamabad to press the government for solving the problems being faced by the farmers' community. It also announced to jointly struggle with the KBP against the anti-grower policies of the government. This announcement was made in a meeting by NKM Chairman Major Habib ur Rehman Mayo (retd) with KBP Central Secretary Information Haji Muhammad Ramzan.…

Growers spell out minimum purchase price of cane

November 06, 2012: Sugarcane growers have warned the Punjab government of burning their crop if the minimum purchase price is not fixed at Rs 280 per maund. The warning was issued at a meeting of the Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) Central Punjab held at Mansoora on Monday with KBP Central Punjab President Chaudhry Noor Elahi Tutla advocate in the chair. The meeting was also participated by the KBP Central President Sardar Zafar Hussein, Ashfaq Dogar, Hassan Javed, Dr Muhammad Nawaz Cheena and…

Punjab government criticised for sugarcane price

November 01, 2012: Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) Chief Sardar Zafar Hussein Khan reacting to the announcement of the Punjab government to fix minimum purchase price of sugarcane at Rs 170 per maund has claimed it is not sufficient enough to even recover the input cost of the growers. 'Sugarcane growers have to suffer a loss of Rs 15,000 to 20,000 per acre at the minimum price notified by the Cane Commissioner Punjab,' Zafar said in a statement issued here on Wednesday. He severely criticised…

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