Kcr gives PM Modi 24 hours on paddy issue: ‘Farmers can overthrow the government’


NEW DELHI : Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Monday warned Prime Minister Narendra Modi against ‘messy with farmers’! Telangana’s chief minister has challenged the prime minister over the Centre’s paddy procurement policy and said he will ‘sue the government’ if crops are not ‘purchased evenly’ in the next few months. 24 hours.

Addressing a protest by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MPs, MPs, MLC and others, the Telangana CM said, “I call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Piyush Goyal to procure crops uniformly across the countries including Telangana. Please buy our food grains. We will wait for the next 24 hours after which we will make a decision and prosecute you.”

“I will come back and discuss the presidential elections and other issues. We will make a decision in the next 2-3 days and then we will decide,” he added.

Members of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and others demonstrate a sit-in or Dharna while claiming that “the policy of the Center discriminates against farmers in Telangana”.

“We came 2,000 km from Telangana in the midst of this heat. I warn Prime Minister Modi that you cannot play with the farmers. Indian history is a testimony that wherever farmers cried, the government loses power. No one is permanent… When in power, don’t treat farmers unfairly,” Rao said.

KCR also hit out at Piyush Goyal and claimed the latter reacted “harshly” when the state agriculture minister met with the Union minister.

“When our agriculture minister came to Delhi, Piyush Goyal reacted harshly. Goyal asked him to eat broken rice. Piyush Goyal is Piyush Golmaal, I don’t know what he understands,” he said. he declares.

The Telangana CM, KCR has been joined by peasant leader Rakesh Tikait in the protest against the Centre. KCR welcomed his presence and assured him of the support of his State.

“Rakesh Tikait, I want to assure you that all of Telangana is with you. Everyone saw the way you protested in Delhi. You also apologized to the prime minister,” he said.

Slamming the BJP for the procurement policy, the chief minister said that if the government does not come up with a new agricultural policy, the public will overthrow the government.

“Telangana is claiming his right. I urge the prime minister to come up with a new agricultural policy and we will help with that. Otherwise the public will pull you out and come up with a new agricultural policy,” he added.

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