Crop loan waiver: BJP padayatra from today

Crop loan waiver: BJP padayatra from today

Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has announced crop loan waiver up to Rs 2 lakh availed from cooperative banks, regional rural banks (RRBs) and nationalised banks amounting to Rs 44,000 crore. (PTI File Photo)

The BJP will start a three-day padayatra from Ramanagara, the home turf of Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, to Bengaluru demanding complete waiver of crop loan from Thursday.

According to BJP functionaries, the padayatra will be launched from Kengal temple in Ramanagara district. According to them, 3,000 farmers are participating in the padayatra and it will culminate in Bengaluru on Saturday.

The BJP has been demanding an across the board crop loan waiver which stands at Rs 53,000 crore and all outstanding borrowings of farmers which totals to Rs 1.14 lakh crore.

Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has announced crop loan waiver up to Rs 2 lakh availed from cooperative banks, regional rural banks (RRBs) and nationalised banks amounting to Rs 44,000 crore. BJP State General Secretary and MLC N Ravikumar, former minister C P Yogeeshwara, MLC Tejaswini Gowda will participate in the padayatra.

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