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Don’t deprive 70L farmers, join PM-Kisan, Tomar tells Mamata

IndiaTimes Saturday, 26 December 2020
With West Bengal as the only state which has not joined the PM-Kisan scheme, Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday said he had written to chief minister Mamata Banerjee to join the scheme so that the state’s 70 lakh farmers could not be denied its benefit. “Nearly 70 lakh farmers of West Bengal would annually get Rs 4,200 crore if the state government joins the scheme,” said Tomar.
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