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Centre may announce ₹4 lakh crore of farm loan waivers: Reports
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on Wednesday, 12 December, 2018
Ahead of the general election, the government is likely to announce farm loan waivers worth up to ₹4 lakh crore ($55.5 billion), according to reports. The previous Congress party-led coalition government announced farm loan waivers worth nearly ₹72,000 crore in 2008. Notably, BJP has lost power to Congress in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in the recently concluded Assembly Elections.
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