Himachal BJP MPs hail the government decision of raising the support prise of Kharif crop by 1.5 times.

Jul 04, 2018 19:20 | Poltics

Dharamshala (Arvind Sharma)04/07/18

Himachal BJP MPs from Kangra ,Shanta Kumar and Anuraag Thakur hail the government decision of raising the support prise of Kharif crop by 1.5 times. Ex CM Himachal Shanta said, “ It is a historic, bold and unprecedented step of the Modi  government,  to  permanently  solve the  price related problems of the farmers. I must congratulate the centre government for it.”

Shanta said that it was the bad luck of the country that even after 70 years of independence the belly feeder of the nation, our farmer was being forced to suicide due to his poverty. The government has taken the right step towards fulfilling its promise to double the income of the farmers.

Shanta said ,” I hope that the governments in the states will implement this as a whole in their states.”

Anuraag Thakur , BJP MP of Hamirpur  said , “it is a wonderful step of Modi government  to improve the living conditions of Indian farmers. The farmer of the country is the power of the nation, and the PM Narender Modi is coming out daily with such schemes to strengthen the hands of the farmers. It was announced by the finance Minister Jetly in his budget scheme to raise the farmer’s income by 1.5 times, which is finalised in cabinet today.”

He added, “ UPA government provided rs 1,21,082/- for agriculture during 2009-2014 whereas the present government made it to rs 2.11.694/-  to increase it by 74.5%. The government of India has now made provision of  Rs 14.34 lakh crore to double the income of the farmers and to develop the infrastructure of the rural sector by 2022.”