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The mood in Mandsaur, the hotbed of farmer agitation in MP, provides a peek into why the BJP has its task cut out for not just these polls but 2019 too.
Neither Ram nor Rafale, the biggest election issue is rural distress.
The combo image was shared more than 35,000 times on Facebook, Twitter criticising Modi govt’s ‘anti-farmer’ policies.
The rally began from Mandi House and went on to Parliament Street, where Sitaram Yechury, Yogendra Yadav and Medha Patkar spoke.
Modi says democracy is throttled in Bengal, exhorts Trinamool Congress govt to work for farmers. Midnapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government is working to double the income of farmers by 2022. Modi, who addressed a public rally here, attacked the Mamata Banerjee government for throttling democracy and encouraging syndicates in West Bengal. "My government is your government, it is a government of farmers. Our government worked for farmers... from quality seeds to market, it is important to have warehouse to save the produce," he said. Mounting an attack on the state government, Modi said nothing can be achieved without approval of the "syndicate" in West Bengal. "Democracy is throttled in the state," he said. Exhorting the TMC government to work for farmers, he said, "I hope the West Bengal government will take required steps to create infrastructure for farmers. We want our farmers to use latest technology."-PTI
Modi's rallies are significant given Lok Sabha polls are due next year and the BJP hopes to fight it on a pro-rural, pro-farmer plank.
Battling anti-farmer tag, govt gets ready to highlight achievements in agriculture sector on its fourth anniversary.
In a low trust and low capacity state, voters can resist reform, because they believe the government is either unwilling or incapable of implementing it successfully and equitably.
Our encounter with farmers has a quality of suddenness, as if it was not meant to be.
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