Cotton farmers asked to question rulers

Mahabubnagar, Dec 6,
2012: During the course of her Maro Praja Prasthanam Padayatra in Mahabubnagar
district on Thursday, Smt. Sharmila suggested to the cotton farmers to question
the officials and rulers on the issue of Minimum Support Price (MSP) for their

Smt. Sharmila, who has
been undertaking Padayatra on behalf of YSR Congress Party chief Y.S. Jagan
Mohan Reddy, gave this suggestion to the cotton farmers who met her and
complained on the low MSP for cotton at a Rachchabanda programme at Gangapur in
Mahabubnagar district.

The cotton farmers told
her that their financial problems have multiplied due to lack of reasonable MSP
for their produce.

She reminded them that
Dr. YSR visited the Gangapur village as the Leader of the Opposition and handed
over financial assistance to the families of three cotton farmers who committed
suicide due to financial problems when Chandrababu Naidu was the Chief

Smt. Sharmila said the
Kiran Kumar Reddy Government has totally failed to come to the rescue of
farmers. “You question the officials and rulers if they don’t respond to your
demand of MSP,” she told the cotton farmers.

During the day’s Padayatra
schedule, YSR Congress Party senior leader Konatala Rama Krishna and others
accompanied Smt. Sharmila. Aged men and women, who came in droves, followed the
Padayatra and competed with each other to shake hands with her.

pays homage to Dr. Ambedkar

Smt. Sharmila offered
floral tributes to the photo of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar at Gangapur on the occasion
of his 56th death anniversary. 


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