Hyderabad, Feb.5 (NSS): Congress party today released the third charge sheet highlighting the failures of the ruling BRS party in agriculture sector. AICC programs implementation committee chairman Maheswar Reddy released the charge sheet.
Speaking on the occasion, he alleged that the ruling party leaders had destroyed the agriculture sector of the state after promising it to transform it into a golden sector. He alleged that the ruling party leaders had ignored the future of tenant farmers after implementing Rythu Bandhu scheme to the regular farmers, who owned lands. He alleged that the Rythu Bandhu scheme was also not being properly implemented at several places of Telangana state. He said that the promise of the state government to waive off farm loans was also not fulfilled so far in its second term and added that the farmers of the state were facing a lot of problems as they were not able to avail fresh loans due to the non-implementation of the crop loan waiver scheme. He said that several debt ridden farmers were committing suicides
He said that a total of 6,000 farmers had committed suicides in Telangana from the year 2014 as per the statistics national crimes record bureau. Targeting state agriculture minister S. Niranjan Reddy, he termed the minister as an inefficient leader, who insulted the farmers, who committed the suicide. Reddy said that the Telangana state had stood in the fourth position in the entire country in the suicides of the farmers. He alleged that the state government had not come to the rescue of the farmers, who had not cultivated paddy following its statements that it would not buy the paddy from them. (NSS)