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Telangana: Cong to hold dharna in support of farmers

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The main opposition in would hold sit-ins in 10 district headquarterss towns, demanding that the address the problems of farmers in the ongoing kharif season.

president N Uttam Kumar Reddy alleged that the farmers are not getting adequate from the banks for their agricultural needs.

The should release funds towards the fourth instalment of its farm loan waiver scheme, Reddy said in a press note issued here today.

He also demanded that the wages of labourers engaged in works under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme be released through post offices.

He said workers would stage dharna in front of banks in the erstwhile 10 district headquarters towns, which existed prior to the reorganisation of districts in the state.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 15:09 IST