Even because the BJP is banking on Central Government’s schemes for farmers to achieve votes in Maharashtra Assembly elections, Sujay Vikhe-Patil a BJP MP from Ahmednagar has stirred an argument.
Speaking at an election rally, the younger MP referring to the PM- Kisan scheme, stated, “ Modi sahib has deposited a cheque of Rs 2000 of their ( farmers’) accounts final month. If Modi’s Rs 2000 is acceptable, why not the lotus? ( BJP’s election image). And if the lotus is not acceptable, take away (return) the Rs 2000, we will use it for poor folks.
He additionally requested Ahmednagar’s guardian minister to get an inventory of farmers who have gotten advantage of PM-Kisan scheme and nonetheless attend election conferences of opposition events.
Under the PM-Kisan scheme landholding farmers get earnings help of Rs 6,000 per yr. The quantity is to be launched in three 4-monthly instalments of Rs 2,000 every on to the financial institution accounts of the beneficiary farmers. Angry farmers have began reacting to the MP’s assertion. Activist and farmer Datta Dhage despatched a cheque of Rs 2000 to Vikhe-Patil saying that the MP has offended farmers by making the assertion.
Sujay Vikhe-Patil additionally talked concerning the lack of political and mental morality (of farmers who take ‘money from Modi’ and vote to the opposition). Interestingly, Vikhe-Patil is a turncoat and son of former Congress chief Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, a turncoat himself. Radhakrishna was the chief of the opposition within the State Assembly for nearly 5 years and focused the BJP- Sena authorities. However, as his son Sujay was not given Lok Sabha nomination, Radhakrishna resigned as a frontrunner of opposition forward of 2019 Lok Sabha polls and joined the BJP authorities in Maharashtra as a cupboard minister. Sujay contested within the Lok Sabha elections as a BJP candidate and was elected from Ahmednagar. Vikhe-Patils management the cooperative sector in Ahmednagar and previously the members of the family have shifted their loyalties in direction of numerous events.