Naveen Patnaik assured protesting BJP legislators of resolving
paddy procurement problem, the Odisha authorities on Friday made
an announcement within the meeting that grain might be bought from
all of the registered farmers by March 31.
Cooperation minister R P Swain made an announcement to this
impact within the Home as per a ruling given by Speaker S N
The minister mentioned that in ongoing Kharif advertising
season, 61.24 lakh metric tonne paddy price Rs 11.441 crore
has up to now been procured within the state.
He mentioned, the procurement course of will proceed until March
The whole paddy procured within the present khariff season
might be 18 per cent larger than that of the earlier yr.
Until March of final kharif season, 51.73 lakh metric tonne
paddy was procured and a complete of 53.31 lakh metric tonne
paddy had been purchased by the top of final kharif season, the
Stating that there’s a important rise within the variety of
farmers collaborating within the paddy procurement course of this
time, the minister mentioned as many as 11.50 lakh farmers have so
far bought their produce within the state-run mandis as towards 9.30
lakh farmers doing so throughout final yr”s khariff season.
The minister additionally urged MLAs to report in the event that they discover any
real farmer being disadvantaged of promoting paddy in order that
obligatory steps will be taken to resolve the difficulty.
He mentioned measures are taken to smoothen paddy procurement
Nevertheless, the ministers assertion did not fulfill the
opposition as BJP members staged a stroll out whereas Congress
MLAs sat on dharna within the nicely of the home protesting
irregularities in paddy procurement.
“The chief minister has not saved his phrases. He didn’t
flip as much as the all occasion assembly and the federal government didn’t
guarantee to acquire all paddy mendacity in numerous mandis,” Naik
Congress Legislature Occasion chief Narasingha Mishra, who
sat on a dharna in nicely of the home together with occasion
colleagues, got here down closely on each the BJD and BJP accusing
them of being hand in glove with one another.
Mishra sat on dharna for not being allowed to talk over
the BJD and BJPs alleged understanding.
“The BJP MLAs had marched in direction of Naveen Niwas like
”baratis” and chief minister Naveen Patnaik greeted them on
Thursday. The ladies members of BJD welcomed them with
“Ministers have been additionally ready for them at Naveen Niwas.
Earlier, we had termed them (BJD & BJP) as brothers which was
proved yesterday,” Mishra mentioned.
Congress whip Taraprasad Bahinipati, termed BJP MLAs march
to CM”s residence as “farce”.
Nevertheless, Chief of Opposition P Ok Naik, of the BJP
expressed remorse on their go to to Naveen Niwas and alleged
that the chief minister didn’t hold his phrases.
Naik additionally talked about that Legislation Minister Pratap Jena had mentioned
that the BJP MLAs had been to Naveen Niwas to scrub away their
sins. He condemned Jenas assertion and requested,”Are we
“We didn’t need to go inside; nonetheless, we entered Naveen
Niwas premises maintaining in view the dignity of the chief
minister. Later, the chief minister handled us,” he mentioned.
Describing the march of BJP MLAs to Naveen Niwas as farce,
Congress MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati mentioned, “It was pre
organized. The chief minister knew that the BJP MLAs are coming
Nevertheless, Naik mentioned, “It was not we (BJP), however the Congress
which is the B-group of the BJD.”
The home returned to normalcy after an all occasion assembly
convened by the speaker. PTI AAM
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