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BSP Supremo Mayawati Takes A Dig At BJP Says, Rs/500 Per Month Is An Insult To Farmers

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| February 24 , 2019 , 18:08 IST

Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati slams PM Narendra Modi on duping farmers under PM-KISAN scheme.

Mayawati states that “Rs 500 a month to poor farmers under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi is an insult of farmers. Farmers believe in their labour and want the remunerative price of their produce"

"BJP mentality to give them little monetary help is atrocious and arrogant BJP has failed to fulfill their promise," Mayawati tweeted soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) at a gathering in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur on Sunday.

In PM-KISAN scheme PM Modi seeks to give Rs 6,000 per year in three instalments to 12–crore small and marginal farmers holding cultivable land up to two hectares.

"Giving @ Rs 17 per day to few farmers just before (the) Lok Sabha elections is pure hoodwinking", BJP reflects poor in their thinking towards farmers and solving their misery. BJP misused govt power & machinery in a brazen manner and still not hesitating," the Dalit leader said.

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The Modi government is not desisting from its "wrong and mischievous mentality" even at the time of the Lok Sabha elections. The people do not like this kind of alluring attitude before elections, she added.