Amid the ongoing farmers’ agitation from the Centre’s agri laws, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday transferred Rs 400 crore in the financial institution accounts of farmers as component of the ‘Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme’.
“I have transferred Rs 400 crore to farmers and I will do the same in February and March,” stated Chouhan, addressing farmers in Sagar district. The initiatives to gain farmers will continue on, he additional. The sum was supplied to 20 lakh farmers.
He also criticised the Congress party more than its opposition to the agri reforms, and aid to agitating farmers.
“Kamal Nath is moving around on tractors these days but the place was he when the high quality for crop insurance coverage was not paid out and crops were being receiving wrecked,” mentioned the Main Minister.
Previous CM Nath has been main a marketing campaign towards the contentious farm guidelines and has driven tractors at a lot of locations as part of the protests.
Shivraj mentioned the BJP, following coming to power, experienced not only paid out the quality but also offered a aid sum to farmers. He extra that the Congress only made available “lip service” on farmers’ troubles.
Chouhan objected to former AICC president Rahul Gandhi’s interventions in farmers’ protests, indicating individuals “who are unaware of A-B-C of agriculture are providing explanation of the new rules.”
“People like Rahul Gandhi are deceptive farmers for their vested interests,” he explained.
Considering the fact that 2018, when Gandhi experienced declared farm loan waivers, the difficulty has remained essential in Madhya Pradesh politics. The BJP experienced accused Congress of betraying peasants when in electricity by not fulfilling the farm loan waiver assure solely.
Having said that, when BJP assumed electric power, the Congress accused the ruling get together of not finishing the unfinished financial loan waiver course of action.