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Land will not be taken without the consent of farmer, says CM Shivraj Chouhan

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BHOPAL: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan made several announcements in the interests of farmers. He said that there would not be land acquisition without farmers' consent. He also stated that the government will pay the interest of the loan waiver of the farmers who came in the defaulters' list.

Also, he said that the burnt transformers will be replaced at the earliest and steps willl be taken to get back the dues of sugarcane farmers after discussing with the mill owners.Grant amount will be provided for Kisan Pump Yojana. CM has said that the names of those farmers will also be included in the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi and Mukhya Mantri Kisan-Kalyan Yojana, who could not get their names added due to some reason despite being eligible.

Camps will be organized to redress the problems related to revenue and electricity bills of the farmers. The state government will reimburse the interest amount to the defaulter farmers. Chouhan made several announcements in the interest of the farmers. Farmers also expressed their gratitude to Chief Minister.

Chouhan was addressing farmers from the Motilal Nehru Science College campus, Bhopal today. He said that I have a feeling of love and respect towards the farmers. No stone will be left unturned to solve the legitimate problems of the farmers. Initially, a letter with suggestions was given to the Chief Minister Shri Chouhan by the farmers’ organization.

Chouhan said that many farmers of the state are eligible for Kisan Samman Nidhi. If the names of eligible farmers have not been registered in the list, then work will be done to provide annual assistance of Rs 10,000 by registering them. A large number of farmers of the state are benefiting from the amount of Rs.10,000 per beneficiary, consisting of Rs. 6,000 under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi and Rs. 4000 of Mukhya Mantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana.

The names of those deprived of this benefit will be added on priority. Chief Minister made several important announcements in the interest of the farmers. These include repair of canals, installation of state-of-the-art equipment in mandis for the benefit of farmers, installation of large weighing machines, providing necessary pattas to farmers who have been doing agricultural work on revenue land for years, as per eligibility, ensuring arrangements for name transfer as a result of taking farmers land. Initially, CM was accorded a warm welcome. Many office bearers of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh Madhya Pradesh were present on the stage.