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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi hits out at BJP on farmers’ suicide

Priyanka Gandhi said, “Instead of solving the problems of the farmers, the BJP government is tampering with and hide the report on farmer suicides,”.

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday accused the government of “tampering with” and “suppressing” a report on farmer suicides.

Gandhi also tagged a media report which claimed that several changes have been made in the latest NCRB report on farmer suicides and for the first time, a list of state-wise figures was not given.

“Why is the BJP government so afraid of the truth? Farmers are continuously committing suicide under the BJP government’s rule,” Priyanka Gandhi claimed.

“The farmer is getting Rs. 8 per kg of onion and onion is being sold at Rs. 100 per kg in the market. What is happening?” she added and tagged the video of a farmer expression his plight.

Congress general secretary said, “Instead of solving the problems of the farmers, the BJP government considered it more appropriate to tamper with and hide the report on farmer suicides,”.

Gandhi asked the government to give the right price to the farmers, give them facilities, and give them respect. Do not render the farmers helpless, strengthen them.

In her another tweet, she attacked the Central government over farmers allegedly not getting the right price for onions.

She added “What is the plight of farmers under the BJP rule government? To stop the rising prices of onions, they are being imported, but Indian farmers do not get the right price for their onions which they have grown with their hard work,”.

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