Amidst dissent within the ruling BJP in Karnataka Union Home Minister Amit Shah (Amit Shah) visited the state on Sunday. Shah, in a rally here, supported the three agricultural laws and said that the income of the farmers will increase manifold. Shah, who attacked the Congress, questioned that the Congress during his reign Farmer honor(PM Kisan Samman), why could not implement schemes like PM Fasal Bima Yojna, because his intentions were not right.
Shah said during the public meeting at Kerakalmatti village in Bagalkot district that doubling the income of farmers is the biggest priority of the central government. He said that since coming to power, the Modi government had increased the budget for agriculture sector and the minimum support price on various crops. If the central government has any major priority, it is to double the income of farmers.
The home minister said that the BJP government in the state under the leadership of Chief Minister BS Yediurappa has left no stone unturned for the welfare of farmers. Shah said that the Modi government is dedicated to farmers. The three new laws that the government has brought, have also been passed by the Government of Karnataka. Due to these, the income of the farmer will increase manifold. Farmers, especially from Punjab and Haryana, are agitating on the borders of Delhi to demand the repeal of these three new agricultural laws. The Home Minister said that farmers are no longer forced to sell their produce at one place and can take their crops to the global and Indian markets.
The Union Home Minister said that in the last 70 years no one had the courage to repeal the provisions of Article 370 and Article 35A in Kashmir. Shah said that the public made Modi the Prime Minister and on August 5, 2019, he removed Article 370 and Article 35A from Kashmir and permanently linked it with India. Elections there have been conducted peacefully without shedding a single drop of blood and Kashmir has become permanently ours.
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