Govt cheated farmers on Kharif MSP, says Congress

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Govt cheated farmers on Kharif MSP, says Congress

A day after the federal government introduced increased kharif MSP on paddy, pulses, cotton and different produce, the Congress on Thursday mentioned that farmers have been cheated once more because the MSP does not give the value equal to the enter price.

In an announcement, Congress Basic Secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala mentioned: “Modi authorities’s anti-farmers face has been uncovered as soon as once more, as whereas deciding the MSP, the federal government has cheated the farmers who’re giving their finest to carry on the financial system on this disaster by means of document manufacturing.”

Holding that the enter price has elevated on account of hike in diesel worth, improve of price of seeds and pesticide, and inflation, he demanded the Prime Minister ought to fulfil his guarantees of giving 50 per cent revenue over enter price.

The federal government Wednesday introduced MSP for paddy of each grades which have been elevated by Rs 72 per quintal, jowar by Rs 118, bajra by Rs 100, ragi by Rs 82, and arhar and urad by Rs 300 per quintal from earlier yr.

It mentioned the rise in MSP for kharif crops for advertising season 2021-22 is in keeping with the Union Finances 2018-19 announcement of fixing the MSPs at a stage of a minimum of 1.5 occasions of the all-India weighted common Price of Manufacturing (CoP).

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