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Loan waiver: Fadnavis goes to Delhi with Sena ministers

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today flew to with four ministers to discuss farm loan waiver with the Centre even as the budget session of the state legislature is underway.

Sena ministers Subhash Desai, Diwakar Raote, Eknath Shinde and are accompanying Fadnavis.

The visit to in the middle of session comes against the backdrop of supporting opposition's demand of loan waiver for farmers.

The opposition and have said they will not allow the legislature to function if loan waiver is not announced.

Fadnavis termed the demand as politically motivated, made in the aftermath of and NCP's poor showing in the local body elections.

However he also said that he was willing to take a delegation to the Union and Agriculture Ministers to seek assistance for farmers.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 18:48 IST