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PM Modi responsible for farmers' plight: Joshi

Press Trust of India  |  Vadodara 

general secretary C P Joshi today said Prime Minister Modi was responsible for the current plight of farmers in the country.

He also criticised Union minister over his recent statement that state governments have to fund schemes like loan waivers through their own resources.



"The prime minister is responsible for the current plight and woes of farmers. Modi has failed to implement his electoral promises like awarding better renumeration for crops and hike in the minimum support price (MSP)," the former Union minister told reporters here.

He said the erstwhile Congress-led under had announced loan waivers worth Rs 77,000 crore during its tenure.

"The never asked the state governments to fund loan waivers," Joshi said referring to Jaitley's statement.

He said the country's economic growth has decelerated under the Modi regime.

Recently, farmers in and held protests for their various demands, including a complete loan waiver.

(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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He also criticised Union minister over his recent statement that state governments have to fund schemes like loan waivers through their own resources.

"The prime minister is responsible for the current plight and woes of farmers. Modi has failed to implement his electoral promises like awarding better renumeration for crops and hike in the minimum support price (MSP)," the former Union minister told reporters here.

He said the erstwhile Congress-led under had announced loan waivers worth Rs 77,000 crore during its tenure.

"The never asked the state governments to fund loan waivers," Joshi said referring to Jaitley's statement.

He said the country's economic growth has decelerated under the Modi regime.

Recently, farmers in and held protests for their various demands, including a complete loan waiver.

(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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PM Modi responsible for farmers' plight: Joshi

general secretary C P Joshi today said Prime Minister Modi was responsible for the current plight of farmers in the country.

He also criticised Union minister over his recent statement that state governments have to fund schemes like loan waivers through their own resources.

"The prime minister is responsible for the current plight and woes of farmers. Modi has failed to implement his electoral promises like awarding better renumeration for crops and hike in the minimum support price (MSP)," the former Union minister told reporters here.

He said the erstwhile Congress-led under had announced loan waivers worth Rs 77,000 crore during its tenure.

"The never asked the state governments to fund loan waivers," Joshi said referring to Jaitley's statement.

He said the country's economic growth has decelerated under the Modi regime.

Recently, farmers in and held protests for their various demands, including a complete loan waiver.

(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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