Maharashtra announces farm loan waiver, farmers call off protest
The Devendra Fadnavis-led govt in Maharashtra says the farm loan waiver applies only to marginal and 'genuine' farmers who repaid loans regularly
Mumbai: In a major concession to the farmers’ lobby, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Maharashtra on Sunday announced a sweeping farm loan waiver with certain conditions to ensure the scheme benefits only marginal famers and “genuine farmers" who have been paying off their loans.
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