Agriculture and horticulture crop growers awaiting market policy. Despite schemes, apple growers not getting adequate price for crop.
BJP: State government deliberately blocked funds and central government schemes for farmers.
Congress: Prime Minister promised to enhance import duty on apple to safeguard interest of domestic growers but is now asking states to share burden of expenses on doubling farmer income.
CPM: Farmer issues are not a priority for either the Congress or the BJP government.