Text of Singur agreementSeptember 8th, 2008 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The following is the text of the agreement reached by the West Bengal government and the Trinamool Congress-backed farmer agitators after the talks at Raj Bhavan Sunday on Tata Motors’ Nano project at Singur:”The government has taken the decision to respond to the demand of those farmers who have not received compensation, by means of land to be provided to the maximum within the project area and the rest in adjacent areas as early as possible.
Towards this, a committee will be constituted to ascertain the scope and settle the modalities within a period of one week.
During this time, the government will urge the vendors not to make any construction. (Trinamool chief) Mamata Banerjee is making an announcement regarding the suspension of the agitation from Singur.
The government and those who have been agitating on behalf of the farmers will cooperate with each other for the benefit of the industry, agriculture and ancillaries.”