Stepping up his assault on the
BJP-led Centre over the three new farms legal guidelines, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday mentioned the federal government desires to grab the earnings and way forward for farmers for the good thing about a number of high businessmen within the nation.
He was addressing a operate in Chhattisgarh capital Raipur to disburse money profit to farmers and cattle-rearers beneath the 2 schemes of the state authorities by way of a recorded video-message in Hindi.
“What we had promised to farmers, now we have fulfilled it at this time. You recognize the federal government of India is heading on another path. It has introduced three farm legal guidelines in opposition to the farmers. The central authorities wished to grab the earnings and way forward for farmers and hand it over to two-three large businessmen,” he mentioned with out naming anybody.
Hailing the Bhupesh Baghel-led dispensation in Chhattisgarh, Gandhi mentioned he’s pleased that his occasion’s governments in Chhattisgarh and different states are strolling on the trail of supporting farmers, labourers, small businessmen, youth and ladies.
Focusing on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation and GST rollout, Gandhi mentioned, “Narendra Modiji’s authorities carried out ‘notebandi’ and GST, and at this time you may see that India has did not create employment.”
In distinction, the Chhattisgarh authorities prolonged assist to farmers and strengthened the agricultural financial system, he mentioned.
“We pumped in cash into the agricultural financial system and due to this fact, Chhattisgarh has not been going through any hassle (through the coronavirus crises), which is being confronted by different states,” he added.
On the event, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel transferred Rs 1,104.27 crore into the accounts of 18.43 lakh farmers because the fourth and final instalment of Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana (for kharif and rabi crop 12 months 2019-20).
Moreover, he additionally transferred Rs 7.55 crore to the accounts of cattle-rearers beneath the Godhan Nyay Yojana.
Beneath the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, farmers have been paid a complete of Rs 5,627.89 crore in 4 instalments as enter assist to paddy cultivators and licensed seeds growers, a authorities official mentioned.
Beneath Godhan Nyay Yojna, the state authorities has been procuring cow dung at Rs 2 per kg from cattle-rearers for manufacturing of vermi-compost, he mentioned.
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