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Last Updated : Dec 20, 2018 11:04 AM IST | Source: PTI

Decision to waive off farm loans step towards fulfilling Congress' commitment to farmers: Sachin Pilot

Two days after being sworn in, the Congress government in Rajasthan Wednesday waived short-term crop loans from cooperative banks and loans of up to Rs 2 lakh taken by farmers from other banks.

Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot said the government's decision to waive off farm loans was the step towards fulfilling the commitment of the Congress party to farmers of the state.

"Our government has announced the loan waiver as per the promise of party president Rahul Gandhi," Pilot said Wednesday night.

Two days after being sworn in, the Congress government in Rajasthan Wednesday waived short-term crop loans from cooperative banks and loans of up to Rs 2 lakh taken by farmers from other banks.
First Published on Dec 20, 2018 10:56 am
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