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Farmers’ loan to be waived off: Govt

DNJAI80224 | 9/14/2017 | Author : Sangeeta Pranavendra | WC :369

Public faced the heat with traffic jams and escalated prices of essentials in districts; roads were blocked which disrupted traffic

Jaipur: Talks between the farmers and government have reached a positive conclusion. The government has agreed to waive off loans up to 50000 rupees. After study of other states by a high level committee. It will look into the provisions of the waivers in MP Maharashtra and Kerala. The committee will submit its report in the next one month after consultation with all stakeholders. Farmers of Rajasthan should get positive benefit of loan waiver is the directive given to us by the Chief Minister informed Saini. We have announced what we can deliver. We are not giving false assurances, said agriculture minister Prabhulal Saini.
Marathon talks between the agitating farmers and the government held at Jaipur remained inconclusi
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