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Rahul Gandhi's knowledge about farmers is 'bookish': BJP MP

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

national president "Mast" today said that Rahul Gandhi's knowledge about farmers was "bookish".

Singh, a MP from Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi, also said that those throwing vegetables and pouring milk on the streets as part of a 10-day farmers' stir were not "real farmers" but those executing the "conspiracy" of some "power hungry" people.

Talking to reporters here today, Singh said, "Do you see a in the faces of leaders like Rahul Gandhi and Their information about farmers is bookish."

He added, "These leaders did not spend their childhood in the lap of "maai" (mother) but in the lap of "daai" (babysitter). We know what love for the motherland is."

Gandhi, while participating in the 'Kisan Samraddhi Sankalp Rally' in on June 6, had announced that farm loans would be waived within 10 days of the coming to power in

"It is good that Rahul has learnt to imitate Prime Minister During assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Modi had promised that the would waive off the loans of farmers," Singh said.

He, however, added that Gandhi should not nurture any illusion that the Congress would be back in power in Madhya Pradesh "in this birth".

In reply to a question, the said, "Those throwing fruits and vegetables and pouring milk on the streets are not real farmers. They are executing the conspiracy of some power hungry people."

Singh said that he was ready to talk with the "Kakkaji" as well as other leaders on the problems facing the agriculture sector.

Singh was in to participate in the farmers support march organised by the BJP. Finance Minister and BJP's also took part.

A said that this rally was organised in support of the agriculture friendly schemes of Prime Minister and Shivraj Singh Chauhan.

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 20:20 IST