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In Maha Assembly & LS, Oppn tries to pin down BJP on farm loan waiver

Opposition demanded farm loans be waived for the entire country and not just Uttar Pradesh

Archis Mohan  |  New Delhi 

Opposition parties in the Maharashtra Assembly and in the Lok Sabha on Thursday tried to pin down the respective Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led governments on the issue a waiver for farm loans. While the Opposition believes the BJP governments at the Centre and in states will fall victim to having raised people's expectations to levels that were unlikely to be fulfilled, the party leadership ended up making contrasting statements on the issue in Mumbai and in New Delhi.  In the Maharashtra Assembly, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis indicated that loan waiver, in ...

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