Thursday 22 August 2019
Home      All news      Contact us      India
business-standard - 8 days ago

Maha: Cong demands complete loan waiver for flood-hit farmers

The Congress on Wednesday sought a complete loan waiver for farmers affected by floods in Maharashtra and demanded that the state government provide them an assistance of Rs 60,000 per hectare of crop damage. A delegation of state Congress leaders met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis here to discuss the flood situation. They demanded that the government ensure fresh loans to farmers and provide them compensation for the death of their livestock and repairs of houses, the Congress said in a statement issued here. They also asked the government to provide farmers an assistance of Rs 60,000 per hectare of crop damage, it said. The delegation comprised state Congress president Balasaheb Thorat, former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Vijay Wadettiwar and other party leaders. When contacted, senior state Congress leader Naseem Khan, who was part of the delegation, said the chief minister informed them about the assistance that he will be .


Latest News
Hashtags:   

demands

 | 

complete

 | 

waiver

 | 

flood

 | 

farmers

 | 
Most Popular (6 hours)

Most Popular (24 hours)

Most Popular (a week)

Sources