New Delhi: After he met with Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav yesterday Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will today meet families of 600 farmers who died during the nationwide agitation against three farm laws which were later rolled back.
According to officials, Mr. Rao will give them a compensation of ₹ 3 lakhs each. Yesterday Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Vijay Singla gave a compensation of 25 lakhs to the families of five people in Mansa who lost their lives during the farmers’ agitation.
Telangana Congress spokesperson Dasoju Sravan said the Chief Minister has turned a blind eye to the suicide of more than 8000 farmers in his state. “If he was so concerned about the farmers, why did he support the farm laws brought in by the center earlier,” he said.
As part of his tour to attend national-level political and social programs. He visited a Delhi government school yesterday and said his government will set up model schools in the southern state on the lines of Delhi.
On May 26, Mr. Rao will meet former prime minister H D Deve Gowda in Bengaluru. Following his visit to Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra the met social activist Anna Hazare.
Later he will also be visiting West Bengal and Bihar to meet the families of the soldiers who died at Galwan Valley during a standoff with China, an official release said.
He also Met BJP MP and farmer leader and Bhartiya Kisan Union National spokesperson Rakesh Tikat.
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