Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams Yogi Adityanath govt over farmers suicides in Uttar Pradesh, questions efficacy of loan waiver scheme

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hit out at the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over issues being faced by farmers and questioned the efficacy of farm and loan waiver schemes.

Press Trust of India July 27, 2019 11:54:31 IST
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams Yogi Adityanath govt over farmers suicides in Uttar Pradesh, questions efficacy of loan waiver scheme
  • Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday hit out at the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over issues being faced by farmers and questioned the efficacy of farm and loan waiver schemes

  • She cited a media report which said that five farmers have committed suicide in as many days in Bundelkhand's Banda

  • 'Farmers grow crop, don't get the price for it. Famine occurs, compensation is not given', Priyanka Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi

New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday hit out at the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over issues being faced by farmers and questioned the efficacy of farm and loan waiver schemes.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams Yogi Adityanath govt over farmers suicides in Uttar Pradesh questions efficacy of loan waiver scheme

File image of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. PTI

She cited a media report which said that five farmers have committed suicide in as many days in Bundelkhand's Banda. "Farmers grow crop, don't get the price for it. Famine occurs, compensation is not given", Priyanka Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi.

"Farmers in Bundelkhand are getting threats of confiscation everyday. What kind of farm policy and loan waiver schemes is it that farmers are left with no option but to commit suicide", the AICC in-charge (UP east) said.

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