Congress to launch agitation against Danve’s remarks on farmers


The Congress in Maharashtra has threatened to launch an agitation against state BJP chief Raosaheb Danve’s comments on tur dal growers.

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee president Ashok Chavan today told reporters that his party will launch a statewide stir from tomorrow against Danve’s “derogatory” comments.

He also demanded an apology from the BJP over Danve’s remarks against the farmers.

Danve yesterday stoked a controversy by saying that farmers continue to complain despite the state government doling out sops to bail out tur growers.

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