Jagan flays State for inaction

West Godavari dist), November 27, 2013: Rounding
off his two-day visit of the cyclone affected areas; YS Jagan Mohan flayed the
State Government for its callous manner in attending to the needs of the
farmers in distress and demanded immediate compensation besides other relief

demand that the State Government should pay a compensation of Rs 10,000 per
acre to the farmers who lost their crops, waive all loans and provide new ones
besides providing input subsidy for the next crop,” he said after consoling the
farmers who lost crops and livelihood at Saarva and Lakshmanaeswaram villages
of Narsapuram mandal.  

Congress Government has always been found wanting when it comes to safeguarding
the farmers’ interests and this time around it was no different. When the
locals had poured their woes, Jagan has assured them that within four months
YSRCP will come to power and farmers’ welfare will be of top priority.

talked to affected people, farmers and fishermen and was moved by their plight.
They told him that none of the welfare schemes, pensions, Aarogyasri was being
implemented properly. He gave a patient hearing to them and asked them of the
details of amount they invested and the total amount they lost due to the

visited the ravaged fields and damaged houses. He also met and consoled an
ailing old person Pendra Sai and enquired about his well being.

Jagan Mohan Reddy has postponed his Samaikhya Sankharavam bus yatra to November
30 to undertake the two-day tour of East and
West Godavari districts which were badly hit by the cyclone.

castigated the Government for being indifferent even during such emergencies
and demanded adequate compensation and waiver of loans. He told the people in
both the districts that farmers would reap rich harvests after YSRCP comes to
power as agriculture is one of the top priority sectors in the Party agenda.

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