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Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde Meets Protesting Farmers, Says Talks Positive

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Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde Meets Protesting Farmers, Says Talks Positive

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Thursday met a delegation of farmers who’re marching from Nashik to Mumbai with a 17-point constitution of calls for. 

The farmers’ calls for embrace an instantaneous monetary reduction of Rs 600 per quintal to onion growers, uninterrupted electrical energy provide for 12 hours and a waiver of agriculture loans. 

“We had very fruitful negotiations on all points and most have been resolved…I will probably be making a press release on Friday,” The CM stated after the assembly. 

Shinde whereas speaking to the press stated, “There was an in depth dialogue and it was optimistic. There will probably be a press release on this within the legislature (on Friday).”

Shinde has already introduced a subsidy of Rs 300 per quintal for onion farmers and the federal government has agreed to extend the quantity additional. 

The farmers and tribal members collaborating within the “lengthy march,” in accordance with one among its leaders, would proceed till the federal government took some concrete motion.

The foot march, which began from Nashik district on Sunday, has now entered the Thane district, neighbouring Mumbai.

Earlier, on Wednesday night time, the federal government despatched ministers akin to Dada Bhuse and Atul Save to satisfy with the farmers who had entered the Thane district.

CPM chief Jiva Gavit, who’s main the “lengthy march,” stated that it’ll proceed till the federal government takes some decisive motion to deal with farmers’ issues.

Gavit whereas speaking to the reporters stated, “They (the federal government) have to indicate the willingness to implement it, and provides orders to officers. After we discover that the administration has began working…after we get messages from our taluka and villages that officers are on the bottom, solely then we’ll cease the lengthy march.”

He added that the march began with the dedication to achieve the Legislature Advanced in Mumbai, they usually have sufficient inventory of meals grains to simply final for a while.


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