Rajasthan: Farmers stage protest over crop loan waiver in Sikar

Updated On : 12 Sep , 2017 , 09:51 AM
Rajasthan: Farmers stage protest over crop loan waiver in Sikar
Rajasthan: Farmers stage protest over crop loan waiver in Sikar
New Delhi:

A group of farmers on Monday staged blockage in Sikar district of Rajasthan. They were demanding implementation of recommendation of Swaminathan committee and crop loan waiver.

Later, the farmers withdrew it after getting invitation for talks with a group of ministers in Jaipur.

President of Akhil Bhartiya Kisan Sabha and former MLA, Amra Ram said, “We have received an invitation for talks to discuss the issues with a group of ministers on Tuesday. A delegation will be visiting Jaipur.”

The farmers had been protesting for past 10 day,demanding implementation of Swaminathan Commission recommendations and crop loan waiver.

On Sunday, the farmers had called for a blockade and 'gherao' of district collectorate after talks with the state government failed to resolve their issues.

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First Published : Tuesday, September 12, 2017 09:37 AM

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