AICC common secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in the course of the celebration’s 135th basis day at UPCC HQ in Lucknow, on December 28, 2019. (PTI Photo)
The Congress and lots of different opposition events have additionally been protesting towards the farm legislations handed by Parliament not too long ago, claiming that these will hurt the pursuits of farmers.
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Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday urged the Uttar Pradesh authorities to guarantee correct procurement costs for the paddy crop of farmers within the state in any other case her celebration will launch an agitation. The Congress common secretary in-charge Uttar Pradesh stated paddy procurement within the state is reducing and that farmers are very anxious.
“In the little purchase that is taking place, a rate of less than Rs 1,200 is being given. This paddy was sold for up to Rs 3,500 in the Congress government,” Priyanka Gandhi said.
“Farmers are being exploited within the title of moisture. This might be for the primary time that paddy is promoting cheaper than wheat,” she stated in a tweet in Hindi. In such a situation, even the enter prices of the farmers won’t be met, Priyanka Gandhi stated. How will the farmer sow his subsequent crop, she requested. There is a ”loot” occurring in electrical energy payments as effectively and the farmer will maintain getting entangled within the net of debt, she stated.
“The UP authorities should instantly intervene and guarantee correct costs for farmers’ (produce) in any other case the Congress authorities will launch an agitation,” she stated.
The Congress, many different opposition events and several other farmers organisations have additionally been protesting towards the farm legislations handed by Parliament not too long ago, claiming that these will hurt the pursuits of farmers and profit corporates, a declare denied by the federal government. The Centre has asserted that these new legal guidelines will likely be helpful for farmers and can improve their earnings.