CM Hits at Opposition While Distributing Funds Under PMFBY
- Rs 7618 crore distributed to 49 lakh farmers.
- State govt promised growth for farmers.
- Slammed the Congress-led government in MP.
Madhya Pradesh: Hitting out at the previous Congress-led government in Madhya Pradesh under Digvijaya Singh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday said that the Congress destroyed the state and never thought about the farmers.
Announcing that over Rs 10,000 cr will be given to the farmers by BJP, Chouhan said that the party will change the fate of the state’s farmers. The announcement was made while he distributed the funds to the farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana at Betul.He released a sum of Rs 7618 crore as claims for 49 lakh farmers whose yield damaged during Kharif Season 2020 and Rabi season 2020-21.He further added that a sum of Rs 29,834 crore as a loan repayment on behalf of the farmers.
In another attempt to slam the opposition, he said “Before making promises to people during elections, the Congress party should think about the work they are doing in their states like Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. BJP will change the fate of farmers.”