Managed to Wake Up Chief Ministers, Next is “Sleeping” PM: Rahul on Farm Loans Waiver


Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said he would not let PM Modi sleep until all farm loans were waived. — File photo

Caravan News

NEW DELHI — After the BJP governments in Assam and Gujarat announced waiver of farm loans and rural electricity bills, respectively, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said his party had managed to wake up the chief ministers of the two states and it was now time for “sleeping” Prime Minister Narendra Modi to wake up too.

Gandhi claimed both states made the move under pressure from the Congress, which immediately after forming governments in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh waived farm loans delivering on its pre-poll promise.

“The Congress party has managed to wake the Chief Ministers of Assam and Gujarat from their deep slumber. Prime Minister is still asleep. We will wake him up, too,” tweeted Gandhi.

While the BJP-led government in Gujarat on Tuesday announced it will waive electricity bills in rural areas, in Assam on Monday it approved a Rs 600 crore farm loan waiver.

Gandhi’s latest attack comes a day after he vowed that the Congress and other opposition parties would not let Modi sleep until all farm loans were waived.

All Congress governments have been promising farm loan waivers within 10 days of coming to power.

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has been championing the cause of farm loan waivers though he recently said in a press conference that they were not permanent solutions to the farming crisis and technological advances in agriculture in consultation with farmers were needed.

(With inputs from IANS)



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:




More like this

Valiant Tulu Queen Who United Hindus, Muslims Against the Portuguese

BENGALURU - Rani Abbakka, the great Tulu queen regarded as...

UP Cop Complains about Poor Food Quality, Video Goes Viral

FIROZABAD - A video clip of a police constable protesting...

Modi-Shehbaz Sharif Meeting Likely During SCO Summit: Report

ISLAMABAD - Narendra Modi and Shehbaz Sharif, the Prime Ministers...

No Chair for Many Dalit Panchayat Presidents in TN: Shocking Survey Report

While speaking to media persons after releasing the report...