New Delhi, Mar 13: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said that all claims, demands, which was submitted by the representation of farmers, will be resolved within a given time frame. He informed this to the legislative Assembly.
Speaking at the Assembly, Fadnavis mentioned that a fresh survey will be carried as tribals have claimed that they received less than the promised four hectares land. A team will be set up to monitor the entire process.
Maharashtra farmers on Monday called off their protest after state government announced that they have accepted all their demands. The Kisan Long March entered Mumbai on Sunday after walking with blistered feet for about 180 km in the sun over the last five days. The farmers were demanding a complete loan waiver among other demands.
The chief minister also said that loan waiver had been approved for 46 lakh farmers and so far Rs 36 lakh had been disbursed. A committee including farmers’ association members will be set up to oversee the proper implementation of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Shetkari Samman Yojana.
The state government has also extended date for filing application to receive loan waiver under the scheme up to March 31.
All political parties have extended their support to this march by the agitating farmers. Earlier also the state has seen multiple agitations like this. Many farmers have committed suicide owing to the poor implementation of the policies. Even in this year budget, the central government has released special packages for the farmers.