Those against the development of the country, misleading farmers: Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said that despite the government’s efforts to allay its apprehensions over the new agricultural laws, farmers continue to protest, it is revealed that the farmers have been “instigated and misled” by the opposition Is going.

“It is being said repeatedly that the Minimum Support Price (MSP) will not be abolished, but farmers are still not paying attention to it. It is being said repeatedly that” mandis “are not abolished. Will be done. The Prime Minister said. “Mandis” is being linked to technology, but farmers are being misled about it. What kind of politics is this? “Yogi Adityanath said.

Addressing an event organized on the 118th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh, the Chief Minister said, “To bring prosperity to the farmers, the government has made extensive reforms and introduced new agricultural laws. But those who do not like the progress and development of the country and the happiness on the face of the farmers are confusing and provoking them. “

Taking a dig at the opposition, he said, these opposition parties will not allow them to work in the interest of farmers. The government is working dedicatedly for the farmers and since independence, no government at the Center, except the BJP-led government, has brought such schemes in the interest of the farmers. “

The Chief Minister alleged that the people doing politics in the name of farmers are silent on their issues when they come to power.

“In the area of ​​former PM Chaudhary Charan Singh, the Ramala sugar mill was awaiting revival for the last 30 years. I thank the Minister, who arranged for the daily crushing of 50,000 quintals of sugarcane last year under the expansion of the mill. “

Yogi Adityanath said that the central and state governments are working with full commitment in the interest of farmers.

He said, “Government’s commitment is clearly visible on every occasion. In UP, about 16.5 percent of the country’s population lives, but due to the hard work of farmers, this state contributes 21 percent to the total food production of the country. is.”

He said, “We already have four agricultural universities. Recently, a Central Agricultural University was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jhansi. Presently, 89 Krishi Vigyan Kendras in the state to double the income of farmers Working with Sankalp. For new concepts and new techniques. “