Priyanka slams Yogi over farmer’s suicide  

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi slammed the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over the alleged suicide by a farmer in Muzaffarnagar

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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi slammed the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over the alleged suicide by a farmer in Muzaffarnagar

1.Priyanka Gandhi slammed the BJP government over farmer's suicide

Priyanka Gandhi said that the Yogi Adityanath dispensation now does not mention a word about the non-payment of dues to sugarcane farmers.

2. Yogi Adityanath is silent in non-payment of dues to sugarcane farmers

The farmer committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in Muzaffarnagar district allegedly due to non-procurement of his sugarcane produce amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown, according to his family.

3. The farmer committed suicide due to non procurement of produce

The suicide triggered a protest by farmers who demanded that a case be registered against sugar mill officials for failure to procure sugarcane from farmers.

4.The suicide triggered a protest by the farmers

Tagging a media report on the incident, Priyanka Gandhi tweeted, "Seeing his sugarcane crop drying in the field and not getting the slip, a sugarcane farmer from Muzaffarnagar committed suicide."

5. Priyanka Gandhi tweeted about the suicide and questioned the government

The BJP claimed that full payment would be given in 14 days, but the sugar mills have been closed with payment worth thousands of crores of rupees still due, she said.

6. Payment worth thousands of crores of rupees is still due: Priyanka Gandhi

"I had brought it to the notice of the government two days ago. Imagine the plight of these sugarcane farmers' families not getting their dues during this financial crisis.

7. I  had brought the matter to notice two days ago:Priyanka

But now the BJP government does not even mention a word about the payment of sugarcane dues within 14 days," the Congress general secretary in charge of UP East said.

8. The government does not even mention about the payments:Priyanka

PRIYANKA GANDHI HAS BEEN RAISING THE CONCERNS OF THE FARMERS, SHE HAD EARLIER WRITTEN A LETTER TO THE UP GOVERNMENT TO TAKE UP THE  ISSUES OF THE FARMERS

9. PRIYANKA HAS BEEN RAISING CONCERNS OF THE FARMERS

Farmers have been badly hit by the lockdown as they are not able to  sell their produce due to the mismanagement in the mandis

10. Farmers have been badly hit due to the lockdown

Priyanka Gandhi had earlier tweeted about the woes of the farmers who had to wait for days at the mandis to sell the produce

11. Priyanka Gandhi had also tweeted about the long waiting at the mandis

General Secretary and Incharge of East UP, Priyanka has slammed the BJP government for false claims of farmer welfare

12. Priyanka slammed UP government for false claims

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