Ahmedabad — Hindutva chief Pravin Togadia Saturday blamed “improper insurance policies” of Narendra Modi govt for farmers’ suicides within the nation.
Togadia, who has just lately floated Antar-Rashtriya Hindu Parishad (AHP), Saturday took section in a 20-km march from Dehgam to Gandhinagar in make stronger of the farmers.
A number of locals and farmers participated within the protest which was once organised by means of the Rashtriya Kissan Parishad (RKP), an AHP wing.
Whilst chatting with newshounds at Gandhinagar after fruits of the march, Togadia stated the BJP will have to prevent taking into account the farmers as a “vote-bank”.
“Govt has betrayed and tortured the farmers to the bounds. Sufficient is sufficient. Farmers are being overwhelmed underneath a mountain of debt and are committing suicides because of improper insurance policies of the federal government. This govt will have to renounce in the event that they can not do justice to the farming group”, demanded Togadia.
He accused the high minister of “betraying” farmers by means of “now not conserving” guarantees.
“Modi had promised that suggestions made by means of the Swaminathan Fee for farmers in its record can be applied in toto. However, as same old, he betrayed farmers in this promise too. The federal government has additionally fooled farmers within the identify of Minimal Make stronger Worth (MSP) declared just lately”, the previous VHP chief stated.
Commenting at the issues being confronted by means of the agriculturists in Gujarat, Togadia alleged the BJP govt is favouring industries over farmers by means of supplying them water and electrical energy.
“Even though a canal passes from Dehgam, native farmers don’t get water from it. Then again, industries are getting water generously. Crop insurance coverage is a scheme to fill the wallet of a few insurance coverage firms. If this continues, such protests would happen around the nation”, he stated.
Togadia demanded a complete debt waiver for farmers, a separate finances for agriculture, higher MSP, and implementation of the Swaminathan Fee’s advice.
“If the federal government fails to behave now, farmers would educate a lesson to the ruling BJP within the 2019 polls”, he stated.