After the Congress governments in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh — waived farm loans within hours of coming to power, senior party leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda, too, made a promise that farmers would be benefitted within hours of Congress coming to power in the state.
Hooda, who has twice served as the chief minister of Haryana, said, “The Congress would waive farm loans within six hours of forming government in Haryana.”
The old-age pension in Haryana will be increased from Rs. 2,000 to Rs. 3,000 and the electricity bills will be reduced by 50 per cent within 12 hours, he added.
As per the finance ministry sources, government will disclose a new set of measures for farmers on January 5.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said they would “not let PM Modi sleep” until an all-India loan waiver scheme was announced