PB-DEBT-AMARINDER - Centre's response on farm debt waiver not encouraging: Amarinder
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
Chandigarh, May 17 (PTI) Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today claimed the response of the Centre on the state government's repeated requests for a debt waiver scheme had "not been encouraging" and sought its immediate attention to the farmers' plight to "avoid any socio-economic unrest".
The chief minister urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce a one-time debt relief to ameliorate miseries of the farming community.
Expressing serious concern over the deteriorating conditio ...