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AP Govt lacks sincerity over farmers issues: Jagan

AP Govt lacks sincerity over farmers issues: Jagan
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YSRC chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy charged the government with lacking sincerity in addressing problems of the farmers.

Amaravati: YSRC chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy charged the government with lacking sincerity in addressing problems of the farmers.

Even though farmers are committing suicides due to lack of remunerative price for their produce, the government miserably failed in coming to their rescue, he stated during chitchat with media persons in the lobbies of Assembly on Tuesday.


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Finds fault with TDP government for amending an Act to provide employment to PV Sindhu
  • Urges the government to show same support to farmers

Taking a dig at the TDP government for amending an act to provide employment to Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu, the leader of Opposition lamented that the government failed to show similar affection towards farmers.

“We will not object to government honouring players like PV Sindhu. But it should show similar affection and support to farmers,” Jagan said.

Accusing the state government of not cooperating with Centre, which announced to provide Rs 5,000 per quintal chillies, he said the former also cheated the farmers without setting up a price stabilisation fund with Rs 5,000 crore.

Lashing out at Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu for declaring summer holidays to mirchi yard at time, when farmers are facing problems, the YSRC chief labelled the CM as anti-farmer.

Stating that his party was not against the GST, he found fault with the TDP government for dragging the debate despite it being a two-minute affair, to avoid debate on farmer issues.

He termed the TDP rule as complete corrupt and said that people would teach a fitting lesson to the ruling party in the coming elections.

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