Taking to Twitter, she also posted a video of a farmer alleging corruption in crop procurement at the Mohammadi Khiri mandi.
Despite the farmers getting a bumper produce leading to a fall in prices, a quintal fetches them hardly Rs 3,000 to Rs 4,600 as against Rs 5,000 to Rs 6,000 last year.
As per the relief code of both the State and Central Governments, farmers should get input subsidy in the same season in which they incur loss.
Food minister R Kamaraj denies complaints regarding procurement and claims that all issues have been solved; says some are simply trying to defame the govt.
Boats have been requisitioned to rescue the affected families, and mineral water is being given to them.
TDP national general secretary Nara Lokesh demanded that compensation to farmers for the crop loss incurred by them due to heavy rains, be equal to the amount invested on the crop.
Covid-hit farmers suffer loss as grains stored in underground stockyards decay due to rains in Gadag
They Stored Grains Underground For Difficult Times, But Rains Took Toll Of Them
October is the time when the crop gets ready for harvest, but excessive rains have damaged the crop this year.
Stamp duty, registration fee exempted for lands up to maximum extent of five acres
The BJP leader also trained guns at the ruling AAP in Delhi, claiming that the party has failed to fulfil the promises made to the farmers after coming to power.
The step has been taken as local traders and rice millers are purchasing paddy from UP and Bihar at Rs 900-Rs 1,100 per quintal, which is much below the minimum support price of Rs 1,888.
The party has decided to observe October 31 as 'Kisan Adhikar Diwas' with state units asked to observe satyagraha and fasting against 'anti-farmer and anti-labour laws'.
Farmers hit by pest attack are not getting due response from district officials of the Agriculture department.
Reason for the trend is the cascading effect of the closure of markets for a long duration. Due to the lockdown, the textile and handloom market was hit.
The Vellore collector warned that criminal action would be initiated against farmers who failed to return the financial assistance illegally availed under the scheme