State least concerned about farmers’ sufferings: Aaditya

  • | Saturday | 16th September, 2023

Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar: Shiv Sena (UBT) MLA Aaditya Thackeray on Friday blamed the government for being insensitive towards the sufferings of farmers. Thackeray made the statement after reaching Aurangabad to interact with the farmers from different parts of the district facing agrarian crisis due to rain deficit. Thackeray, along with four-time MP Chandrakant Khaire, legislative councils leader of opposition Ambadas Danve toured Paithan tehsil, which is the assembly constituency currently represented by EGS minister and district guardian minister Sandipan Bhumare. In addition to this, he also paid met farmers in Gangapur and Aurangabad talukas. This illegitimate government comprising traitors is least concerned about the sufferings of the farmers. None of the schemes claimed to be floated by this government are reaching the farmers. In the coming days, under the leadership of Uddhav Thackeray, we will fight against this government of tyrants. Experiencing a poor run of monsoon, Marathwada has developed over 85% rainfall deficiency in August, sparking panic among farmers. Among the eight districts from Marathwada, Beed and Latur have developed a maximum of 92% rainfall deficiency in August, followed by Parbhani (91%), Hingoli (88%), Nanded (85%), Jalna (84%), Osmanabad (82%) and Aurangabad (74%). The region as a whole has recorded a 13% deficiency of rainfall since June 1 having received 338 mm showers as against the expected 389 mm rainfall till AugustStating that the illegitimate government has been operation in a manner that now the people wonder if democracy day should be celebrated or not. We do not want them to do anything big. This government, in the least bit, should fulfil the promises they have made so far. This government is just busy in breaking away other partys MLAs. Addressing concerns of the commoners as well as the farmers is never on this governments priority list, said Thackeray, while stating that his tour of Marathwada region is aimed at knowing the sufferings of the farmers first hand and also to assure the farmers that irrespective of the challenges, UBT camp was with them. We also published the following articles recentlyRainfall deficit, rising mercury levels ruin crops, leave farmers in miseryDeficit monsoon and high temperatures are adversely affecting crops in Karnataka, leading to withering and crop failure. The situation is particularly severe in south-interior Karnataka and Malnad districts, which are top foodgrain producers. This could result in economic losses, push farmers into debt, and impact food self-sufficiency. With 195 out of 236 taluks declared drought-hit, there is a fear of significant agricultural output drop. The government is considering a farm loan waiver and release of water from reservoirs, but is also concerned about drinking water scarcity. A memorandum seeking funds from the Centre will be prepared.State gets 95% deficient rainfall in 13 days of SepPunjab is experiencing a severe rainfall deficit, with 13 districts recording no rainfall in the first two weeks of September. Rainfall from September 1-13 was 95% below normal, categorized as large deficient. This comes after a 62% rainfall deficit in August. The long period average (LPA) of the southwest monsoon until September 13 is 13% below normal. Many districts, including Amritsar, Jalandhar, and Ludhiana, have recorded rainfall deficits of over 90%. Several districts have received no rainfall at all during this period.

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