Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today accused the opposition of shedding "crocodile tears" over issues related to farmers and claimed that the Congress and the NCP did not do enough for them when in power.
Fadnavis' comments came on the first day of the state Legislature's two-week-long winter session in Nagpur, the second capital of Maharashtra, in response to the opposition parties' criticism that his government has failed to alleviate the woes of cultivators.
As the Assembly session began, Leader of Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil alleged that the BJP-Shiv Sena government in the state was a huge failure and that it faulted in the implementation of loan waiver scheme.
Responding to it, Fadnavis said, "The so called concerns of Congress and NCP are nothing but 'magarmach ke aansoo'. It is a false concern, infact, the Congress and NCP government had largely disappointed farmers in the state."
He said the package for Vidarbha announced during the ...
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