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Prithviraj Chavan attacks Modi government

Press Trust of India  |  Nashik 

attacked the today on a number of issues including "lack of jobs" for the youth.

He alleged the government was pursuing the Bullet train and the Samruddhi Corridor projects which are of no use for the common man.

The Bullet train project envisages connecting in to Ahmedabad in through the high speed train.

The proposed Sammrudhi Corridor project aims at constructing a mega highway connecting to Nagpur, a distance of over 700 kms.

"The BJP governments at the Centre and in have failed to generate jobs for the youth. The situation is also grim on the agriculture front, as farmers are committing suicide due to distress," he said while addressing a function in city in

He said the fare of the bullet train will prove "exorbitant" for the common people.

alleged that people will be made to pay heavy toll for using the Samruddhi corrdior.

The former chief alleged the loan waiver announced by the lat year is inaccessible for most of the farmers.

"The process to claim the loan waiver is tedious, as the farmers have to fill containing as many as 66 columns," he alleged.

He also criticised the Centre for "importing 20lakh tonnes of sugar despite bumper production in the country".

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 18:25 IST