Telangana: Congress to hold dharna in support of farmers


The main opposition Congress in Telangana would hold sit-ins in 10 district headquarterss towns, demanding that the TRS government address the problems of farmers in the ongoing kharif season.


Telangana Congress president N Uttam Kumar Reddy alleged that the farmers are not getting adequate cash from the banks for their agricultural needs.

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The TRS government should release funds towards the fourth instalment of its farm loan waiver scheme, Reddy said in a press note issued here today.

He also demanded that the wages of labourers engaged in works under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme be released through post offices.

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He said Congress workers would stage dharna in front of banks in the erstwhile 10 district headquarters towns, which existed prior to the reorganisation of districts in the state.

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