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Hike sugarcane prices, double PM KISAN funds: BJP MP Varun Gandhi writes to UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Hike sugarcane costs, double PM KISAN funds: BJP MP Varun Gandhi writes to UP CM Yogi Adityanath | Information

New Delhi: BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Sunday (September 12) listed out issues and calls for of the protesting state farmers and sought reduction measures for them in a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. 
In his letter to the UP CM, Gandhi, who earlier recommended participating with the farmers once more, demanded a hike in sugarcane costs, bonus on wheat and paddy, doubling the quantity of PM KISAN scheme and subsidy on diesel, PTI reported. 
The Pilibhit MP urged Adityanath to extend the sugarcane promoting worth to Rs 400 per quintal that at the moment stands at Rs 315 per quintal in UP. “Farmers ought to be given extra bonus of Rs 200 per quintal above the minimal help worth (MSP) of wheat and paddy,” Gandhi mentioned within the letter. Sugarcane is principally grown in western UP, which is the hotbed of the UP farmers’ protest towards the Centre’s three farm legal guidelines.
Additional, he demanded that the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme ought to be doubled to Rs 12,000 each year for farmers with the state authorities contributing Rs 6,000 from its personal funds. The BJP MP additionally requested the UP CM to present subsidy of Rs 20 per litre on diesel to farmers and decrease the facility costs with instant impact.
When the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) had organised a Mahapanchayat on the Authorities Inter School floor in UP’s Muzaffarnagar on September 5, Varun Gandhi had appealed to the federal government to restart deliberations with the farmers to achieve widespread floor as they’re “our personal flesh and blood”. 
Posting a video of the group, Gandhi had tweeted, “Lakhs of farmers have gathered in protest at the moment in Muzaffarnagar. They’re our personal flesh and blood. We have to begin re-engaging with them in a respectful method: perceive their ache, their perspective and work with them in reaching widespread floor.” 
(With company inputs)
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