AP Rythu Sangam burnt union budget copies

AP Rythu Sangam burnt union budget copies
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Farmers headed by AP Rythu Sangam has burnt the copies of union budget introduced by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Seetharaman at agriculture market yard in the city in protest against the failure of centre allocating more funds to the farming sector here on Saturday.

Kadapa: Farmers headed by AP Rythu Sangam has burnt the copies of union budget introduced by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Seetharaman at agriculture market yard in the city in protest against the failure of centre allocating more funds to the farming sector here on Saturday. Farmers demanded the central government to increase investment support(Pettibadi Sahayam) from Rs 6,000 to Rs 25,000 following a hike of diesel and petrol tariff as it will directly influence the farming sectors.

Speaking the occasion AP Rythu Sangam district secretary B.Dastagiri Reddy recalled that during the electioneering Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the farmers that he will take all steps for providing 50 per cent extra Minimum Support Price(MSP) to the farmers over the crop investment.

Instead of full filling the promises central government put a heavy burden on the farming community by hiking prices of petrol and diesel. He demanded the government to implement to recommendations of Swamy Nathan Commission related to providing MSP to the product for the benefit of farmers. AP Rythu Sangam leaders K.Venkatesh, V.Gopalaiah Krishnaiah, M.Subba Rayudu and others were present.

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