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Announcing another pre-poll guarantee in Gujarat, Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that his party would waive the loans of farmers if voted to power in the state and would also make arrangements to buy produce from farmers at the minimum support price. . Addressing farmers in Dwarka town of Devbhoomi Dwarka district, the Delhi Chief Minister also promised to conduct a fresh survey of land as farmers are unhappy with the recent survey conducted by the BJP government.
I guarantee that we will buy the grain of the farmers.
In his address, Kejriwal said, though MSP is announced every year, agricultural produce is not sold at that price. It is my guarantee that if farmers do not find any other buyers who are willing to buy the produce at MSP, our government will buy at MSP. We will start with five agricultural produce like wheat and paddy.
promised loan waiver
The Delhi CM also promised loan waiver for the farmers of Gujarat if the AAP government is formed. Kejriwal said, I have come to know that farmers in Gujarat get electricity at night to irrigate their fields. If you come to power, we will give electricity during the day, that too for 12 hours. We will also cancel the land survey done by this government and order the survey again.
He promised that like Delhi, farmers of Gujarat would get a compensation of Rs 20,000 per acre in case of crop loss due to various calamities. Assembly elections in Gujarat are to be held by the end of the year.