New Delhi: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Kalvakuntla Kavitha slammed the Centre for reneging on its promise to purchase paddy from the Telangana farmers and mentioned that the federal government mustn’t once more create a state of affairs of confrontation by refusing to buy paddy.
“Procure each grain of paddy from Telangana farmers,” daughter of CM Okay Chandrashekar Rao advised the Centre.
Chatting with information company ANI within the nationwide capital on Thursday, Kavitha mentioned, “Paddy procurement is nil from Telangana. We demand the Centre’s assist for Telangana farmers. Meals Company of India doesn’t have a correct procurement coverage. We request FCI to launch a yearly calendar in order that states can direct farmers to sow crops accordingly and that there must be uniform procurement.”
MLC Kavitha mentioned that if the Centre didn’t pay heed to the farmers’ state of affairs in Telangana, they’d be pressured to stage protests on the streets of Delhi.
“The Central authorities shouldn’t be procuring paddy from the farmers of Telangana. The BJP authorities on the Centre has now refused to buy, flouting the promise. In protest, about 61 lakh farmers of the state have taken to the streets,” she mentioned.
It’s to be famous that Telangana and Puducherry Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi within the nationwide capital on Wednesday. The small print of the assembly, nevertheless, haven’t been revealed but.
Notably, on March 24, Union Minister of Shopper Affairs, Meals and Public Distribution, Piyush Goyal had assured the farmers of the southern state that there is no such thing as a discrimination among the many different states, including that some politicians in Telangana are deceptive the farmers there.
This assertion got here within the wake of a current assembly with the delegation of Telangana ministers who had visited Delhi to press the FCI to obtain the complete amount of paddy produced within the state.
Chatting with ANI reporters exterior the Parliament premises on Thursday, Goyal mentioned, “The Central Authorities led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is dedicated to the welfare of farmers and has persistently ensured that each one the farmers of the nation get the good thing about a number of insurance policies that we’re introducing infrequently. The federal government procures rice from all around the nation with none discrimination in any respect.”
“In the previous few years, the Minimal Assist Value (MSP) procurement from Telangana of rice has elevated considerably and the full MSP worth paid to farmers has elevated from 3,391 crore in 2014-15 to 26,610 crore in present advertising and marketing season 2021. So, in six years, it has gone up by about seven instances. The identical coverage which applies to Punjab applies to Telangana and all different states,” he added.
Goyal additional mentioned, “The farmers of Telangana can relaxation assured that there’s completely no discrimination among the many farmers from totally different states. Some politicians in Telangana are deceptive the farmers within the state. I request the Telangana authorities to cease this.”
Notably, the Telangana authorities has been demanding the Centre to obtain the complete paddy produced within the southern state.
Final 12 months, a delegation of Telangana ministers had even met Union Ministers to make a transparent announcement on paddy procurement, together with its amount.
Nonetheless, there was no amicable resolution to the difficulty but.