State Farm­ers De­mand More Loan Re­lief

The Economic Times - - Front Page -

Just over two months after the Ma­ha­rash­tra gov­ern­ment an­nounced a farm loan waiver, some farmer bod­ies have threat­ened to block roads and high­ways in the state on Mon­day de­mand­ing more re­lief on the loan front. The BJP-led gov­ern­ment had come up with a .₹ 34,000 crore loan waiver pack­age in June, but farmer groups claim that it is in­suf­fi­cient and that farmer sui­cides are con­tin­u­ing.

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