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Uproar in Raj Assembly over farm loan waiver, quota to Gujjar community

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

The Assembly was adjourned for an hour on the first day of its Budget Session on Monday amid uproar by the opposition demanding farm loan and reservation for Gujjar community.

During the Zero Hour, legislators of the BSP and the CPIM demanded that the government recommend the Centre to provide Gujjar community 5 per cent reservation in government jobs and educational institutes.

of Opposition Gulab Chand Kataria raised the issue of farm loan in the assembly, saying the government deceived farmers of the state by luring them to waive-off loans within 10 days after coming to power.

"The should give details of the loan it has waived," Kataria said.

To this, state urban development said the BJP had not specified the number of farmers in the state and its burden on the government while announcing farm loan of up to Rs 50,000.

Objecting to the minister's comment, BJP legislators trooped into the well and shouted slogans against the government.

The uproar continued for nearly half-an-hour. C P Joshi asked the BJP legislators to go back to their seats. But, the BJP legislators continued shouting slogans against the and

Amid this the adjourned the House for an hour till 2 pm.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 15:05 IST