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Scindia questions pro-farmer claims of MP CM

Press Trust of India  |  Neemuch (MP) 

Senior Jyotiraditya today questioned the pro-claims of and called him a "kalyugi putra" who was "firing at the chest of peasants".

was speaking at the party's "parivartan rally" at Manasa in the state's district.

"On the one hand Chouhan claims that he is a farmer's son, but what kind of a kalyugi putra is he who is firing at the chest of peasants," said, raking up the June 6 incident last year in Mandsaur where six farmers died in police firing during a protest.

He praised the wife of one of the deceased in the Mandsaur firing for refusing to accept the Rs one crore compensation announced by the

Scindia asked Chouhan if the money could bring back the woman's dead husband and added that, if it was the case, then the woman would give the CM the same amount in order to get her husband back.

Speaking about the Mandsaur incident, Scindia accused the of firing on farmers, foisting fake cases on them, and then forming an inquiry commission which went on to acquit the policemen accused of opening fire.

"People are watching all these things and time is ripe for them to ask questions to the BJP government," Scindia said.

The Guna claimed that Chouhan's Jan Ashirwad Yatra was not garnering any public response and schoolchildren were being "forced" to attend them.

He dubbed the yatra as Chouhan's "vidai yatra" (farewell parade).

He also hit out at Chouhan for often comparing the roads of the state to that of the of America and said that the CM had no time to see the condition of roads as he was "helicopter borne" most of the time.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 21:10 IST