Lahore: Farmers continue their protest for the third consecutive day at Charring Cross in Lahore. The farmers have threatened they will march on Islamabad if their demands are not accepted.
The protest began on Thursday afternoon in front of the Punjab Assembly where farmers had gathered demanding cheaper electricity for tube-wells as well as support prices for their rice, cotton and potato crops.
On Friday the provincial law minister Rana Sanaullah held negotiations with the farmers which bore no fruit. The farmers maintain that they will not end their protest until their demands are met and have threatened to march on the capital, Islamabad.