"Rahul Gandhi talks about farmers, but none of his forefathers ever cultivated land. He talks about setting up potato factory while his father (former Prime Minister) Rajiv Gandhi spoke about sowing jaggery. Those who cannot differentiate between jowar, bajra and wheat are talking about farming," Singh said in a statement here.
"Rahul Gandhi's statement on farming is an insult to farmers. He is ancestrally anti-farmers and anti-Gujarat."
The BJP MP said Narendra Modi was the first Prime Minister in India to allocate 42 per cent of the total Budget to agriculture and rural issues while no previous Congress government even gave half of what his government had allocated.
He said farmers under the banner of Kisan Sena will visit Gujarat from November 20 and hold discussions with peasants.
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