Meeting of core group of Kisan Coordination Committee held at Kisan Bhawan.
Kisan leaders from UP state Yogi’s loan waiver a farce, jumla. Farmers not benefited yet.
Two day convention of the All India Kisan Coordination Committee (KCC) started today at Kisan Bhawan. Meeting was chaired by S. Bhupinder Singh Mann Ex MP and National President of BKU and Chairman KCC. Meeting was attended by kisan leaders from Haryana, Maharashtra, Uttar Pardesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu. The findings from todays meeting will be placed before full house of KCC which will be held on 21.4.2017 at Law Bhawan from 12 noon to 3 pm
The high level Kisan leadership included Sh Wamanrao Chatap, three times MLA from Shetkari Sanghathna. Others who participated included Baldev Singh Mianpur President Punjab BKU,Ch. Guni Parkash State President Haryana, Gunvant patil Member KCC Nanded, Shri Sarmail Singh fatehpur UP, Ashok Singh Patl fatehpur UP, kamlesh Patel UP, Ajay Nand Kanpur UP, VETTAVALAM K MANIKANDAN State President Tamil Nadu, Kunwar Dahnanjay Singh Allahabad UP, badrinath MP, NP Venkata Krishnan Tamil Nadu, Balwant Singh Nadiali President District Mohali, Balkar singh Mohali, Hemant Kumar Karnatika, Rajinder Singh Agra UP, lakhanpal Rajput UP, Berender Singh Rajput Jhansi, Krishna Gandhi Jhansi UP, Shamshad Ali UP, Sahab Lal Bundelkand UP, Waman Rao Chatap Ex MLA Maharashtra, Binod Anand.
Meeting started by paying rich tributes to Sh. Sharad Joshi ji, the tallest leaders of farmers, who passed away some time back. Kisan leaders remembered the immense contribution of Sharad Joshi ji in the Kisan movement. Meeting also remembered the kisan leader from Tamil Nadu Prof ND Nanjuda Swamy
- Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa MLA, specially participated in the meeting on behalf of Capt Amarinder Singh, CM Punjab.
Many issues related to farm crisis were discussed today. These included distorted Agriculture Pricing policy, need of use of new generation technologies in Agriculture, growing neglect of farmers, to increase role & influence of farmers’ movement in political arena so as to force governments to make conducive policies for farmers.
It was also stressed that there is immense need of farm loan waiver throughout the country. Loans on farmers is not because of their fault but because of distorted agriculture pricing policies of governments.
Farm leaders from UP exposed that debt loan waiver announced by Yogi Adityanath in UP is a complete farce. No instructions have been given to banks or other institutions. They said that the announcement by Yogi is just a mega Jumla.
S.Bhupinder Singh Mann said that farmers of entire country are looking towards Punjab Government, led by Capt Amarinder Singh on the issue of loan waiver.