Talking to the media, the SP supremo mentioned all these guarantees could be a part of the occasion’s election manifesto for the meeting elections within the state.
He mentioned a particular ‘Farmers Revolving Fund’ could be created, if wanted, to make sure the fee of arrears to sugarcane farmers in 15 days.
Earlier than saying the blueprint, the SP chief took an “Anna Sankalp” (meals dedication) to precise his agency resolve for the welfare of the farmers within the state.
He mentioned the occasion has already vowed to supply 300 items of electrical energy to all people.
The Samajwadi Occasion, which has entered into an alliance with the Rashtriya Lok Ddal, is attempting to money in on the latest farmers’ agitation.
The western Uttar Pradesh, from the place many farmers had participated within the stir in opposition to the agri-marketing legal guidelines on Delhi borders, is scheduled to vote within the first part of voting on February 10. Rakesh Tikait, one of many extra distinguished faces of the year-long agitation, hails from this area,
Whereas explaining intimately his occasion’s plan for the farmers, the SP chief didn’t miss a possibility to assault the BJP, accusing it of neglecting farmers throughout its rule.
“The BJP in its 2017 polls manifesto had promised to double the revenue of the farmers. Has it been achieved?” he requested.
Referring to the Lakhimpur Kheri violence through which 4 farmers have been knocked down by a four-wheeler in October final 12 months, the previous chief minister mentioned the incident was even worse than the notorious Jallianwala Bagh case throughout British rule.
“Within the Jallianwala Bagh case harmless folks have been killed by the Britishers by capturing them I their chest, but within the Lakhimpur Kheri incident harmless farmers returning dwelling have been crushed beneath the wheels of the car,” he mentioned.
The SP chief additionally took a swipe on the BJP for “not initiating any motion” in opposition to Union Minister of State for Residence Ajay Mishra Teni whose son Ashish has been described by the Particular Investigation Workforce (SIT) as the principle accused of the October 3 killings. Ashish is lodged in a jail within the case that raised concern throughout the nation.
Reacting to Yadav’s guarantees, Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh tweeted in Hindi, “Those that used to roam round with a gun of their hand, are pretending to be the well-wishers of farmers. Throughout their regime, our farmers used to concern going to their farms in the course of the evening.”
Whereas Minimal Assist Worth (MSP) is at current supplied on some chosen crops, the SP chief promised to cowl all of the crops beneath the protection internet.
The SP supremo was accompanied by Tejinder Singh Virk, who had led the farmers’ protest in Lakhimpur Kheri in opposition to the go to of deputy chief minister Keshabv Prasad Maurya to Ajay Mishra’s native place. Virk had alleged that the automobiles that ran over the protesters that day additionally focused him.
Requested if Virk could be fielded by the occasion within the present elections, Yadav was non-committal. “He’s a revered individual for his occasion.”
To a different query if the Bhartiya Kisan Union chief Rakesh Tikiat will get the SP nomination within the polls, Yadav mockingly replied, “For those who convey him to me I’ll definitely think about so.”