Raipur, August 27, 2008: CPI-M today pulled up severely the policy of the Chhattisgarh government on farmers and said despite all such things several farmers are committing suicides in the state.
“In Chhattisgarh 50 farmers are committing suicide against every one lakh farmer families, which is really a matter of serious concern,” CPI-M Polit Bureau Member M K Pandhe said here.
“This rate of committing suicide is highest in the country,” in a statement Pandhe said here.
Also launching a frontal attack on their former ally Congress, the CPM said at the national level also the condition of the farmers are not good and despite announcement of writing up off loans the number of suicides by farmers was increasing.
Commonmen are in deep trouble due to unchecked price rise, but BJP was silent over the reason behind such inflation, Pandhe said.
Congress government in Chhattisgarh today opposed the use of biometrics for purchase of paddy under the minimum support price procurement scheme.
Efforts are on to bring back the iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s ‘wagh nakh’ from London to India, official sources said.
Ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha has won the Dumri Assembly by-election today.
Pelma mine of the South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) will become the first opencast mine in Chhattisgarh under the Mine Developer and Operator (MDO) mode.
The Income Tax Department has said as on today 6.98 crore ITRs for AY 2023-24 were filed, out of which 6.84 crore ITRs have already been verified.
Chhattisgarh will experience medium to heavy rainfall today and that would intensify further, Weathermen predicted today.