Agriculture department officials estimate farmers are cultivating paddy in 4,53,970 acres in Telangana as of January 12.
The decision was taken in response to a letter written by the State government on September 20, 2021.
Addressing the media on Dec 24, Revanth appealed to farmers and farmers’ organisations to actively participate in the meeting irrespective of their political affiliations.
Agriculture Minister S Niranjan Reddy said that the Centre should do away with its condescending and supercilious behaviour while dealing with states as though they are dependent on it for survival.
Harish Rao was speaking after laying the foundation stone for the construction of a 300-bed Gadwal District Hospital and Government Nursing College in Gadwal town on Dec 22.
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Telangana Congress chief Revanth Reddy said that the TRS-BJP combine was trying to capture maximum media attention to give a false impression that Congress does not exist in Telangana.
A delegation of Telangana Ministers, which left for Delhi on Saturday night, got an appointment with Goyal only on Tuesday.
After their meeting with Piyush Goyal on Dec 21, TRS Ministers said that there was no progress in talks as the Centre has not given any clarity on the target for procurement of Kharif rice.
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KCR makes it clear that Telangana government will not buy even one kg of Rabi paddy since the Centre is not doing so.
The TRS is also contemplating launching a “one crore signature campaign” against the BJP government.
The victim has been identified as Karanam Ravikumar, 40, belonging to Boguda Bhupathipur village under Havelighanpur mandal.
S Niranjan Reddy said that the State government was only a facilitator in procurement and that it was the responsibility of the Centre to procure, manage godowns and if needed, export rice.
The leaders requested her to visit market yards to understand the p.light of farmers so that she can pressurise the State and Central governments into coming up with a comprehensive policy for Rabi.