Crop procurement worst in Punjab
Modi-Badal Pvt. Ltd. conspiring against farmers of Punjab: Aujla
Amritsar 28 Sept 2015: District Congress Committee (Rural) president Gurjeet Singh Aujla said that farming and farmers of Punjab are seeing worst of times in Modi-Badal led government. He termed Badal as a true RSS agent who has been assigned by RSS owned Modi-Badal Pvt. Ltd. to ruin Punjab and Punjabis. Aujla said that Punjabi farmers used to be the backbone of India’s food stock but now farmers are able to meet their own family requirements. The farmers were already having tough times due to weak monsoon and now Modi-Badal policies are putting final nail in their coffins.
Aujla reminded about last year paddy procurement in Punjab stopped midway as the state had exhausted its cash credit limit (CCL) and BJP led center took weeks to pass a second installment . Food and Civil Supplies Minister Adaish Pratap Singh Kairon, who met department officers in recent days to finalise paddy procurement operations, said Punjab was eyeing to procure 13.7 million tonnes of paddy this year as against 11.8 million tonnes of paddy procured last year (2014). In spite of all this the farmers are experiencing tough times in mandis and are exposed to further risks i.e untimely rains. Aujla said that farmers are again agitating on rail tracks and highways but Badal is pretending to be a true agent of RSS-BJP and not paying any heed to the plight of the farmers. Aujla demanded that SAD-BJP must being hassle free procurement and payments else their will massive protests resulting in anarchy in state.