Yeddyurappa warns state-wide stir on Monday if not waive farm loan

9:10 PM, Friday, May 25th, 2018

Bjp Walkout Bengaluru : Yeddyurappa Friday warned of a state-wide stir if the Congress-JD(S) coalition government led by H D Kumaraswamy did not waive farm loans within 24 hours.

Speaking to reporters before Kumaraswamy took the floor test to prove his majority in the assembly, Yeddyurappa said the JD(S) leader had promised to waive farm loans worth Rs 53,000 crore, including those borrowed from nationalised banks.

“It was you who had promised waiving farm loans within 24 hours (after assuming office). The farmers will not be ready to buy your stories that you head a coalition government and it has its own compulsions. You have to announce it in this special session itself. Else, we will prepare an action plan to launch our agitation across the state,” he said.

Reacting on the same, Kumaraswamy said that he does not care about the threat by the BJP, adding that he will all the promises that he made to the people of Karnataka.

“The real action will start now, whatever promises I have made to the citizens of Karnataka, I am going to fulfill them. I am not going to care about this threat (BJP to call state-wide bandh on May 28 on the issue of farmers’ loans waiver),” Kumarasamy said after winning the trust vote.

Yeddyurappa said he would not comment on the Congress as it is already out to “finish” the JD(S).

However, he said, the BJP’s struggle was mainly against the “anti-farmer, anti-people and corrupt government of

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