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Off Centre: Politicians Don't See Farmers As Relevant Vote Bank, Says Raju Shetti

November 26, 2017, 12:51 AM IST India India
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On November 20 and 21st, farmers from across India converged on the streets of the capital. Some 180 farmers’ organizations from different states have united under the All India Kisan Sangarsh Samiti and have two urgent demands.First to get a Minimum Support Price that’s 50% higher than input costs, as a statutory right, for all crops. Second an immediate write off, of all loans, from banks and money lenders. On Off Centre Maharashtra farmers leader and MP, Raju Shetti explains how it can be done and why it’s so urgent.