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Telangana'Congress will launch agitations, if govt fails to rescue farmers'

‘Congress will launch agitations, if govt fails to rescue farmers’

Published: 7th Nov 2021 12:56 am

Hyderabad: Due to State Government’s negligence, especially regarding setting up of paddy procurement centres, farmers were facing lot of inconvenience, said Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president A Revanth Reddy.

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Finding fault with the Government over the death of a farmer at a procurement centre in Kamareddy, he said State Government was gearing up to set up liquor shops across the State.

Addressing media persons here on Saturday, Revanth Reddy demanded that every grain produced by farmers should be procured by the State Government. Congress party would launch agitations, if the government failed to rescue the farmers, he said.

Earlier in the day, the party leaders held a marathon meeting and discussed different aspects pertaining to farmers’ issues, employment, rising fuel prices and Dalit Bandhu.

Sharing details, the TPCC president said Congress party would conduct several programmes highlighting the failures of State Government. There will be agitations on the failure to set up procurement centres, issue of job notifications and Dalit Bandhu, he said.

“Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao had said Dalit Bandhu would be implemented across the State after Huzurabad by-polls. The Chief Minister should fulfill promises made to the people,” said Revanth Reddy.

AICC official spokesperson D Sravan demanded the State Government to slash the taxes on petrol and diesel and facilitate some relief to the people. Already, many States across the country have cut the taxes on fuel prices, it is high time Telangana Government followed suit, he said.

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