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pb govt announces waiver of crop loans of 8.75 lakh farmers

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pb govt announces waiver of crop loans of 8.75 lakh farmers

the punjab government on monday announced waiver of crop loans up to rs 2 lakh of small and marginal farmers, and a rs 2 lakh relief for all marginal farmers, irrespective of the loan amount.the announcement has, thus, paved the way for the eventual total waiver of agricultural debts, which was a major poll promise of the congress during the assembly elections in march.speaking in the assembly, chief minister amarinder singh said the move would benefit 10.25 lakh farmers, including 8.75 lakh cultivators holding up to five acres. the initiative would provide double the relief, when compared to uttar pradesh and maharashtra, he said.amarinder said the decision was based on an interim report of ...