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Modi now looting farmers: Rahul

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Monday accused the of "looting farmers" in the name of its much touted scheme, the "Bima Fasal Yojana".

Taking cognisance of an IANS story in which and farm activist asserted that the scheme was a "bigger scam than even the Rafale scam", Gandhi on accused Modi of promoting crony capitalism.

"After looting the in Rafale, now the farmers are being looted in the name of The motive is one: fill thousands of crores of rupees in the accounts of suit-boot friends," he said in Hindi.

The has been attacking Modi and his government for corruption in the Rafale jets deal.

"The government's policies are anti-farmer. The Bima Fasal Yojana is a bigger racket than even the Rafale scam," Sainath said on Friday in Ahmedabad.



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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 15:40 IST