CM Fadnavis promised to take a series of measures to meet their demands. The farmers were planning a ‘strike’ from June 1 to press for their demands like loan waiver and free electricity. “The strike is withdrawn and there should not be any violent protests against state anymore,” Fadnavis said.
“The marginal farmers’ outstanding loan will be waived. Necessary steps will be taken by October 31. The act of offering lower than minimum support price to farmers produce, it will be considered as criminal act and charges will be framed, are the demands state government has agreed to,” Sandeep Gidde, who leads the delegation of Puntambe farmers told PTI today.
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