Sharad Pawar noted that while he had nothing against the ruling BJP-led government’s “thinking” that prices of essential commodities should come down.
Three-time Maharashtra chief minister Sharad Pawar, analyses the current agricultural situation and this government’s performance on the farm front.
Sharad Pawar is right. Prime Minister must intervene to facilitate field trials of GM crops.
Ramesh, then environment minister, had made it mandatory for developers of GM varieties to obtain a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the concerned state government before going ahead with field trial.
While Sharad Pawar hosts the banner of third front at Centre, at home he is facing a divide within his own organisation and flak from small allies.
Urges govt to set up fodder camps and make drinking water available for people and animals.
Kumar’s statement followed the Sharad Pawar party issuing an ultimatum to grand secular alliance in Bihar to reconsider seat distribution by August 20.
It has been decided that JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav will host the next meeting of the “federal front” on September 22.
Pankaja Munde compared Sharad Pawar with Dilip Kumar. Pawar returned the compliment by comparing Munde to Deepika Padukone.
He also stressed on the failure of the government to provide adequate financial and logistic support to agriculture, dairy and horticulture.
Pawar said his party will launch a ‘jail bharo’ stir in Maharashtra if the government fails to provide relief to drought-affected farmers within a month’s time.
Ruckus in House after statement by Agriculture Minister Eknath Khadse.
NCP chief advises ex-CM to study politics, instead of questioning him.
He added, “Today, BJP is in a strong position because NCP gave its unconditional support to it, even before the election results were declared, which is surprising.”
“If that self-respect is awakened, then maybe (snap) polls may come soon (in Maharashtra),” Pawar said.