NEW DELHI: After Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan became the third Congress state in which loan waivers announced. In Rajasthan, the Ashok Gehlot-led government had sought 10 days to announce the waiver, but did it within two days.
The Congress, which won the recent Assembly elections, had promised in its manifesto to waive farm loans. Congress President Rahul Gandhi tweeted
It’s done! Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh have waived farm loans.We asked for 10 days. We did it in 2. Echoing Rahul Gandhi’s views, Rajasthan deputy CM Sachin Pilot said Congress walks the talk and it has delivered on the loan waiver promise.
Gandhi, in a tweet on Wednesday said, that his Congress party had “managed to wake” the chief ministers of Assam and Gujarat (both are BJP-ruled states) “from their deep slumber”.