Centre will not take any step that will break the faith of farmers: Rajnath Singh on Mandsaur violence

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Condemning the violence in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh where farmers are protesting over loan waiver and better price for their produce, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said, "the Centre will not take any step that will break the faith of farmers and the common man".

Meanwhile, hitting out at "some anti-social elements" for trying to bring instability in the state, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reiterated that the government is ready to resolve the farmers' issues through talks.

Earlier in the day, Madhya Pradesh police arrested Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi under section 151 of the CrPC (preventive arrest) while he was travelling to violence-hit Mandsaur.

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