Rahul Gandhi promises to waive off farmers’ loans

Congress Vice-alleged that the Central government has given Rs 1.10 lakh crore to industrialists, which was assured to be given to farmers.

By: PTI | Saharanpur | Updated: October 7, 2016 12:29 pm
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Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that farm loans will be waived off and the power tariff be reduced to half, if Congress comes to power in the UP assembly polls next year.

Congress Vice President was speaking to farmers in Maniharan in Rampur during ‘Kisan Yatra’. He accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not fulfilling the promises given by his government.

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He alleged that the Central government has given Rs 1.10 lakh crore to industrialists, which was assured to be given to farmers.

He also said that the electricity bill will be reduced to half and farmers’ loans will be waive off if Congress came to power in UP.