The protestors alleged that police fired at them. "There are non-farm actors in this conspiracy who have created a riot-like situation", Bajpai said. Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi was expected to visit Mandsaur on Wednesday. "I appeal to them, please cooperate with the government, don't try to create panic and don't try to aggravate the situation", he added.
Among the major incidents till yesterday, farmers had set fire to three trucks and burnt a warehouse in curfew-bound Bahi Chaupati and Pipliya Mandi areas.
Superintendent of Police Om Prakash Tripathi, who has been transferred in the wake of the firing in the district that left five farmers dead, said the cases have been filed in connection with various incidents of violence.
On Tuesday, came the disgusting story of five farmers being allegedly killed in a police firing in Mandsaur, around 320-km from MP's capital city, Bhopal.
The Congress party extended support to a shutdown called by farmers in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday to denounce the firing.
The Congress termed as "cold-blooded murder" the killing of five farmers in police firing in Madhya Pradesh and questioned the prime minister's silence over it.
Chitnis said the Commission would regularly analyse the per hectare/acre cost of crops and ensure that farmers benefit from the market price for their produce.
The flare-up occurred a day after five farmers were killed in police firing in Mandsaur, where district collector Swatantra Kumar Singh was heckled and assaulted on Wednesday when he was trying to pacify farmers blocking a highway.
Internet services in Mandsaur, Ratlam, Neemuch and Ujjain were also suspended following the farmers' protests, and a curfew was reportedly imposed.
He also announced compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the kin of the deceased and assistance of Rs 1 lakh to the injured.
However, expressing concern, the Centre warned the Congress Party not to fuel violence and instigate the farmers.
The physical "maltreatment" of farmers in Mandsaur, he said, is a complete abdication of promises including written promises in the BJP manifesto.
"They were seeking loan waivers and right price, but he BJP (government) killed them with bullets".
After drought, farmers in India have to fight the government institutions too.
Farmers in Madhya Pradesh have been protesting for several weeks, demanding better prices for crops and waivers from the state government for repayment of farm loans. "There was an agitation in Maharashtra, now in Madhya Pradesh and this is happening because this government is ignoring the genuine demand of the farmers", Congress leader P. C. Chacko told ANI.
The government had formed the Krishi (agriculture) Cabinet, with an objective to work in an integrated manner on matters relating to agriculture, which is chaired by the chief minister.