Telangana Rythu Bandhu Samithi president Palla Rajeshwar Reddy – The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: State President Rythu Bandhu Samithi, Palla Rajeshwar Reddy, alleged that BJP leaders were organizing dharnas for paddy purchases without even having minimal knowledge of the problem. Speaking to reporters here on Thursday, Reddy said that as of Wednesday, the state government had opened 3,500 paddy buying centers across the state, where purchases were underway, he said. he declares. The government was also paying the farmers and had already deposited 1,000 crore into their accounts, he added.
BJP leaders organizing dharnas demanding the state buy paddy made no sense, Reddy said at a press conference. Civil Supplies Corporation President Mareddy Srinivas Reddy, who was also in attendance, said it was unfortunate that a leader who lacked basic knowledge had become the state president of the BJP. BJP leaders were organizing dharnas while posing as farmers, he alleged.
Reddy said the paddy had previously been grown on 60 lakh acres and the farmers are now ready to grow it on 80 lakh acres. Reddy asked Bandi Sanjay Kumar to bring a letter from the central government with assurances that the Center would purchase all of the Kharif paddy produced in Telangana.