Haryana CM Khattar Lashes Out At Amarinder Singh Over Farmers' Issues


After accusing the Congress authorities in Punjab of fuelling farmers’ unrest in his state, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar listed a number of steps taken by the BJP dominated state for farmers, and requested what Amarinder Singh’s authorities has executed executed compared. Who is anti-farmer, @capt_amarinder ji? Punjab or Haryana? requested Khattar after highlighting in eight of his tweets numerous steps taken by his dispensation for farmers’ welfare.

Dear @capt_amarinder ji, Haryana procures 10 crops at MSPpaddy, wheat, mustard, bajra, gram, moong, maize, floor nut, solar flower, cotton and makes the MSP cost straight into the account of the farmer. How many crops does Punjab purchase from the farmer at MSP? Khattar requested his Punjab counterpart in one in every of his tweets. He additionally stated that Haryana has been paying the best MSP within the nation for sugarcane to its farmers for the final seven years. Why has Punjab felt the necessity to match Haryana solely after an agitation by farmers? he requested referring to Singh approving a Rs 15 per quintal hike within the State Agreed Price (SAP) of all sugarcane varieties for the 2021-22 crushing season per week in the past.

Khattar on Monday had accused the Congress authorities in Punjab of fuelling farmers’ unrest in his state, prompting a pointy response from Singh. The change had taken place two days after farmers protesting over agri legal guidelines enacted by the Centre clashed with the Haryana Police in Karnal.

Singh had hit again somewhat later, accusing the BJP, together with the Haryana CM, of taking refuge in shameful lies over the horrendous assaults on protesting farmers. Repeal the farm legal guidelines as an alternative of blaming Punjab for the mess your get together has put the farming sector in, Singh had stated in an announcement.

Hours later, Khattar, in collection of tweets, whereas mentioning the welfare steps taken by his authorities for farmers, additionally stated that Haryana offers an incentive of Rs 7,000 per acre to each farmer who needs to maneuver away from paddy cultivation. What is the motivation that Punjab offers to the farmer equally? he requested. 

Khattar additionally stated that Haryana pays curiosity at 12 per cent to the farmer in case cost is delayed past 72 hours from the approval, and requested if Punjab pays curiosity on delayed cost. Haryana pays an incentive of Rs 5,000 per acre to the farmer who adopts direct seeding of rice know-how, stated Khattar, whereas asking Singh what incentive does Punjab give. He additionally talked about that Haryana pays each farmer Rs 1,000 per acre for stubble administration and offers linkages on the market of paddy straw and sought to know from Singh what incentive does Punjab present to farmers.

He additionally stated that Haryana has began micro-irrigation scheme to assist farmers with 85 p.c subsidy to handle valuable water for irrigation. What incentive does Punjab present, and is it even involved in regards to the quickly depleting water desk that it’s going to end the farmer? he requested.

Khattar stated that Haryana helps farmers rising horticultural produce by instituting the Bhawantar Bharpayee Yojana to insulate the farmer from worth variations under value. What incentive does Punjab present to its horticulture farmers? requested Khattar.

(PTI)




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