VIDARBHA JAN ANDOLAN SAMITI
Ref-Vidarbha Farm Crisis PRESS-NOTE-VERY URGENt Dated-25/06/2007
As Bankers Stopped Giving Crop Laon- Six More Debt Trapped Vidarbha Farmers Committed Suicides In Last 48 Hours-Marashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh is visiting America for the MNC investment in “DYING LAND ”of Vidarbha
Nagpur-25th June 2007
After NABARD has reduced the credit outlay to vidarbha by 40% that is Rs.1860 Crore To Rs.1230 Crore bankers have stopped giving fresh loan to illegible farmers as result six more debt trapped farmers killed themselves in last 48 hours ,
1. EKNATH JAGANATH KOHLE OF TULJAPUR IN BULDHANA
2. GANPAT SHANKAR KHAEDIKAR OF POHARA IN BHANDARA
3. KISAN GANPAT WANKHADE IN KURHAD IN YAVATMAL
4. BHIMRAO BAPURAO ZAMARE OF DHANODA IN YAVATMAL
5. PUNJAB ANANDA TAYADE OF PATHARDI IN
6. SANTOSH NAGORAO NEMADE OF RAIKHED IN
taking the toll of farmers suicide 55 in june and total 470 since jan.2007,vidarbha jan andolan samiti informed in press release today.
The decision of banker’s not to give fresh crop loan has put more then 2 million cotton farmers in fix as money lenders too exploiting the situation and more & more farmers are being forced to commit suicide as they are failed to do sowing ,kishor tiwari of VJAS added In Press Note.
Earlier NABARD announced that banker will go to door step of the every farmer to give them crop loan but in fact now they have asked bankers not to give fresh crop loan to any illegible farmer where as farmers main demand of complete loan waiver has been shown the dust bin, it’s really unfortunate kishor tiwari said.
MAHARASHTRA CHIEF MINISTER IS ON
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Vidarbha jna andolan samiti