Almond Langar for Farmers on Protest

The almonds are being sent by California-based Tut brothers in the U.S....

Jalandhar: When langar is already an integral part of the farmers' protests at Delhi border and villagers are sending food to keep them in good health, two NRI brothers have started serving almond langar to farmers. Around 20 quintal almonds have already been sent from Jalandhar and more are coming. 

The almonds are being sent by California-based Tut brothers in the U.S. Originally from Pragpur village on the Jalandhar outskirts, Tuts are among big almond producers in the U.S. and are sending these free through their trusted friends. Some other philanthropists also sent dry fruits to the protest site. On Friday, cashew nuts and raisins were distributed. 

"Our friend Jasbir Singh from Tanda in Hoshiarpur district wanted to serve almonds and approached me for providing these at half the price. When I learnt that he wanted to serve these in langar at the farmers' protest vanues, we decided not to charge anything and instead make it our contribution to a cause so imporant to entire Punjab," said Ranjit Singh Tut when TOI contacted him on Friday. The four Tut brothers are known for philanthropic works, especially related to Sikh community...

 

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