The BJP’s manifestos in Bengal and Puducherry have already promised to replicate the annual assistance of Rs 6,000 given to farmers for fishermen as well if it comes to power.
Allaying concerns over CAA, Rajnath also assured that citizenship of Indian nationals will be protected irrespective of their religion.
"Mamata Banerjee blocked the benefits to farmers envisioned by the central government through PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi. Farmers applied, but the state government didn't approve," Patra alleged.
He wants the Prime Minister to remove taxes on all agriculture-related inputs and machinery.
As many as 1,04,552 farmers were chosen as beneficiaries of the income support scheme, and more than Rs 3.32 crore was allotted to them by the Centre
After the PM-Kisan was launched on February 24, 2019, as many as 37,00,578 farmers registered their names under the scheme
The incident happened at a time when the state government is running ‘Samman,’ a fortnight-long public awareness drive on crime against women across the state.
With the push of a button, Modi enabled the transfer of money at an event which the ruling BJP has made into a mega exercise to reach out to farmers.
Within the government, the stubborn demand of the farmers for repealing the laws, coupled with the threat to choke Delhi by blocking the highways, is being seen as an outright blackmail.
Each farmer in the state has been denied the benefit of Rs 12,000 due to the administration's refusal to implement the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme, he said.
The Vellore collector warned that criminal action would be initiated against farmers who failed to return the financial assistance illegally availed under the scheme
In an attempt to clear their name, they soon fight off assassins, seasoned robbers, elite politicians and religious gurus; all while unraveling a larger scam.
The Parliamentarians said the number of beneficiaries under the Central scheme is reduced for reasons best known to the State Government.
Claiming that 70 lakh farmers in the state have been deprived of the benefits of the programme, Dhankhar said the "palpable injustice" to them is "poor politics".
Top authorities of Agriculture and Revenue departments initiated the inquiry following the irregularities in enrollment and disbursal of cash under the PM-KISAN came to light recently.