“Who’s anti-farmer, @capt_amarinder ji? Punjab or Haryana?,” stated Khattar after highlighting in eight of his tweets numerous steps taken by his dispensation for farmers’ welfare.
“Pricey @capt_amarinder ji, Haryana procures 10 crops at MSP—paddy, wheat, mustard, bajra, gram, moong, maize, floor nut, solar flower, cotton and makes the MSP cost immediately into the account of the farmer. What number of crops does Punjab purchase from the farmer at MSP?,” Khattar requested his Punjab counterpart in one in every of his tweets.
He additionally stated that Haryana has been paying the very best MSP within the nation for sugarcane to its farmers for the final seven years.
“Why has Punjab felt the necessity to match Haryana solely after an agitation by farmers?,” he requested referring to Singh approving a Rs 15 per quintal hike within the State Agreed Worth (SAP) of all sugarcane varieties for the 2021-22 crushing season every week in the past.
Khattar on Monday had accused the Congress authorities in Punjab of fuelling farmers’ unrest in his state, prompting a pointy response from Singh.
The trade had taken place two days after farmers protesting over agri legal guidelines enacted by the Centre clashed with the Haryana Police in Karnal.
Singh had hit again somewhat later, accusing the BJP, together with the Haryana CM, of taking refuge in “shameful lies” over the “horrendous assaults” on protesting farmers.
“Repeal the farm legal guidelines as a substitute of blaming Punjab for the mess your celebration has put the farming sector in,” Singh had stated in an announcement.
Hours later, Khattar, in collection of tweets, whereas mentioning the welfare steps taken by his authorities for farmers, additionally stated that Haryana supplies an incentive of Rs 7,000 per acre to each farmer who desires to maneuver away from paddy cultivation.
“What’s the incentive that Punjab supplies to the farmer equally?, “ he requested.
Khattar additionally stated that Haryana pays curiosity at 12 per cent to the farmer in case cost is delayed past 72 hours from the approval.
“Does Punjab pay curiosity on delayed cost?” Haryana pays an incentive of Rs 5,000 per acre to the farmer who adopts direct seeding of rice know-how, stated Khattar, asking Singh, “What incentive does Punjab give?”
He additionally talked about that Haryana pays each farmer Rs 1,000 per acre for stubble administration and supplies linkages on the market of paddy straw and sought to know from Singh “What incentive does Punjab present to the farmer?”
He additionally stated that Haryana has began micro-irrigation scheme to assist farmers with 85 p.c subsidy to handle treasured water for irrigation.
“What incentive does Punjab present, and is it even involved concerning the quickly depleting water desk that it’ll end the farmer?,” he requested.
Khattar stated that Haryana helps farmers rising horticultural produce by instituting the “Bhawantar Bharpayee Yojana” to insulate the farmer from value variations under value.
“What incentive does Punjab present to its horticulture farmers?,” requested Khattar.