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Pilot demands loan waiver for Raj farmers

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

State chief Sachin Pilot today demanded a loan waiver from the governments at the Centre and the state for farmers in on the lines of and Maharashtra.

"If the can waive loans of farmers in and Maharashtra, then why cannot loans of farmers in be waived," he asked at a gathering in Sikar district's Krishi Upaj Mandi today.



Pilot accused the of cashing on votes of farmers by promising them the "sky".

The has neglected farmers after coming to power and adversities have forced farmers to commit suicide, he alleged.

"The in has been a disappointment and this is pushing farmers towards misery. The wrong policies of the governments are responsible for the plight of farmers," the state chief said.

Pilot claimed under the rule, "61 farmers have committed suicide and in every 41 minutes a farmer is forced to take extreme step".

"The has always blamed it on the But, the reality is, there is no one in the to understand the pains of farmers. The has only misused farmers for its own benefit," he said.

secretary and state in-charge Avinash Pandey said his party through protests will corner the and force it to understand the plight of farmers and provide them relief.

State spokesperson Archana Sharma said the district committees have presented a memorandum to the chief minister through district collectors on behalf of farmers.

Demands such as loan waiver, increase in MSP and bonus, and subsidy for livestock breeders among others have been raised, she said.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Pilot demands loan waiver for Raj farmers

State Congress chief Sachin Pilot today demanded a loan waiver from the BJP governments at the Centre and the state for farmers in Rajasthan on the lines of Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra. "If the government can waive loans of farmers in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, then why cannot loans of farmers in Rajasthan be waived," he asked at a gathering in Sikar district's Krishi Upaj Mandi today. Pilot accused the BJP government of cashing on votes of farmers by promising them the "sky". The BJP has neglected farmers after coming to power and adversities have forced farmers to commit suicide, he alleged. "The government in Rajasthan has been a disappointment and this is pushing farmers towards misery. The wrong policies of the BJP governments are responsible for the plight of farmers," the state Congress chief said. Pilot claimed under the BJP rule, "61 farmers have committed suicide and in every 41 minutes a farmer is forced to take extreme step". "The BJP has always blamed it on ... State chief Sachin Pilot today demanded a loan waiver from the governments at the Centre and the state for farmers in on the lines of and Maharashtra.

"If the can waive loans of farmers in and Maharashtra, then why cannot loans of farmers in be waived," he asked at a gathering in Sikar district's Krishi Upaj Mandi today.

Pilot accused the of cashing on votes of farmers by promising them the "sky".

The has neglected farmers after coming to power and adversities have forced farmers to commit suicide, he alleged.

"The in has been a disappointment and this is pushing farmers towards misery. The wrong policies of the governments are responsible for the plight of farmers," the state chief said.

Pilot claimed under the rule, "61 farmers have committed suicide and in every 41 minutes a farmer is forced to take extreme step".

"The has always blamed it on the But, the reality is, there is no one in the to understand the pains of farmers. The has only misused farmers for its own benefit," he said.

secretary and state in-charge Avinash Pandey said his party through protests will corner the and force it to understand the plight of farmers and provide them relief.

State spokesperson Archana Sharma said the district committees have presented a memorandum to the chief minister through district collectors on behalf of farmers.

Demands such as loan waiver, increase in MSP and bonus, and subsidy for livestock breeders among others have been raised, she said.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Pilot demands loan waiver for Raj farmers

State chief Sachin Pilot today demanded a loan waiver from the governments at the Centre and the state for farmers in on the lines of and Maharashtra.

"If the can waive loans of farmers in and Maharashtra, then why cannot loans of farmers in be waived," he asked at a gathering in Sikar district's Krishi Upaj Mandi today.

Pilot accused the of cashing on votes of farmers by promising them the "sky".

The has neglected farmers after coming to power and adversities have forced farmers to commit suicide, he alleged.

"The in has been a disappointment and this is pushing farmers towards misery. The wrong policies of the governments are responsible for the plight of farmers," the state chief said.

Pilot claimed under the rule, "61 farmers have committed suicide and in every 41 minutes a farmer is forced to take extreme step".

"The has always blamed it on the But, the reality is, there is no one in the to understand the pains of farmers. The has only misused farmers for its own benefit," he said.

secretary and state in-charge Avinash Pandey said his party through protests will corner the and force it to understand the plight of farmers and provide them relief.

State spokesperson Archana Sharma said the district committees have presented a memorandum to the chief minister through district collectors on behalf of farmers.

Demands such as loan waiver, increase in MSP and bonus, and subsidy for livestock breeders among others have been raised, she said.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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