Congress’ Raj Babbar slams UP govt over potato farmers’ woes, says Yogi Adityanath has ‘no time’ for agrarian issues

Days after potatoes were hurled near the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, the Congress on Thursday accused the state government of ignoring the plight of farmers.

The Uttar Pradesh Congress chief, Raj Babbar, said potato growers are facing immense hardships in the state and that is why they are throwing potatoes on the roads.

“The chief minister is meeting farmers in Karnataka, but has no time to meet farmers here,” he said.

Babbar further said that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has failed to see the farmers in Mandola in Ghaziabad, who have been protesting without clothes since 5 January…

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