NEW DELHI: In a large outreach with farmers, the BJP has made plans to ensure that on Friday, as Prime Minister, more than one crore of them will attend thousands of locations across the country Narendra Modi transfers Rs 18,000 crore to nine crore Farmers and interact with part of them.
BJP leaders out union The ministers of their MPs, MLAs, all elected representatives except the organization members, will spread out across the country to participate in the program and also to speak to farmers.
The exercise comes at a time when some farmers’ unions have been campaigning on Delhi’s borders for weeks against the three recently enacted agricultural laws and calling for the laws to be repealed, a demand that has been rejected by the government, which it has labeled as beneficial to farmers .
It coincides with the birthday of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, whom the BJP has called “Good Governance Day” every year since taking office in 2014.
BJP General Secretary Arun Singh According to reporters, the party has made arrangements for farmers to attend more than 19,000 venues across the country, and party members will also be in attendance.
In Uttar Pradesh alone, more than 3,000 venues have been selected, he said.
While one crore farmer will attend directly, over five crore of them will hear PM Modi’s speech, he claimed, saying the party will be watching the exercise like a festival.
Interior minister Amit Shah will participate in the program in Mehrauli, capital, while Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will be here in Sector 15 in Dwarka.
Despite protests in some places, the country’s farmers have worked with Prime Minister Modi, Singh said, citing a number of government plans that should benefit them.
Government procurement of tur dal increased 74-fold in the first five years of Modi’s administration compared to 2009-2014 during UPA rule, he said.
Singh added that the Modi government spent eight lakh crore on rice and wheat purchases in the first five years, compared to just 3.74 lakh crore during the 2009-14 UPA tenure.
The Modi government started a program last year to transfer 6,000 rupees annually in three installments to each farmer.