AAP MLA Raghav Chadha. (File picture/ANI)
The BJP, nevertheless, stated that the AAP was attempting to mislead farmers.
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- Last Updated: October 8, 2020, 10:51 PM IST
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The Centre has not bought crop produce at minimal assist worth (MSP) from farmers of Delhi in the final 5 years and this has pressured them to undersell their produce, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) claimed on Thursday. The BJP, nevertheless, stated that the AAP was attempting to mislead farmers.
AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha claimed that Delhi authorities ministers, officers and mandi (agricultural market) presidents have written letters to the Union agricultural minister in this regard, however no motion has been taken by the Centre. “After 2015, the central government has not purchased even a single crop from farmers of Delhi, let alone be it on the MSP. The farmers of Delhi were left to get plundered by private players, he told reporters. 2015 was the last year when the Centre had purchased wheat produce from farmers in Delhi. It has been 5.5 years, and the Narendra Modi government has not purchased the produce, not even of a single rupee,” Chadha stated. The AAP chief claimed that Delhi’s farmers are at the “mercy” of personal gamers due to insensitivity and faux guarantees.
“Not a single institution has helped our farmers in the last five years, which has forced farmers to undersell their produce,” he stated.
Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta stated opposition events are attempting to bake their political bread by deceptive farmers on the brand new farm legal guidelines. They additionally tried to create a ruckus in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, and tried to indicate that they’re well-wishers of farmers, he stated. The Aam Aadmi Party can be opposing the farm payments.
The AAP has been in energy in Delhi for six years, however until date they haven’t given standing of farmers to farmers, Gupta claimed. Due to this the farmers of Delhi are disadvantaged of the Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana until date, the BJP chief stated. Delhi has 21 out of 70 meeting constituencies the place farmers and other people from rural backgrounds dwell and the insensitive Kejriwal authorities has not given them any services, he stated.