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Cong to repay loan of Raj farmer who committed suicide

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

today announced that it will settle all dues of a in who had committed suicide in Rajasthan's district.

Manglaram Meghwal, 36, had taken a loan of Rs 2.98 lakh from a and had repaid a part of it. Upon receiving a seizure notice from the bank, informing him that his land will be auctioned to recover the dues, he hung himself from the ceiling of his house on Sunday.

After visiting the family of the Dalit farmer, Sachin lashed out at Minister and accused her of ignoring the plight of small and marginal farmers.

A marginal who was differently-abled committed suicide due to debt burden. The government is ignoring the plight of the farmers and is not helping them," he said in

"After visiting the family, I decided that will pay all the dues that the family owes to the bank, he added.

also slammed Raje's 'Gaurav Yatra' saying that the CM was busy in taking out a rally promoting herself not bothered by the plight of the state's poor farmers.

Here the shav yatra (funeral procession) of a is being taken out and the minister is busy with her Gaurav Yatra. This is unfair and the should see what is happening on the ground, the chief said.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 18:51 IST