Stop shedding crocodile tears for farmers: Arun Jaitley to opposition

Updated:1 month, 3 weeks ago IST

New York (US), Feb 01 (ANI): Union Minister Arun Jaitley slammed opposition for criticizing farmers’ scheme introduced by acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in interim budget 2019 today. In an exclusive interview to Asian News International, Jaitley said, “Please don't shed crocodile tears today for farmers. If opposition also has several govts let them announce similar schemes. I'm sure other Govts will also consider this”. The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana introduced in budget will prove Rs 6000 to small and marginal farmers annually.

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