Hundreds Vidarbha Farm Widows to start Indefinite Fast from 11th November to Get Relief aid
Nagpur-10TH November 2009
when state Govt. failed to give food,health care and relief as recommended by numbers panels and sanctioned by administration now to bring attention dying farmers of vidarbha ,vidarbha farm widows association has decided to start indefinite fast agitation from 11thNovember , Bebitai bais announced in press release today .
‘We demand food security, potable water in all villages ,fodder for cattle and work under NREGA to every distressed families and free health care to critical ill members of farmers families ,these long pending demands and not being attended even after being recommend by all panels and study group appointed by sate administration ” Bebitai added.
Now ,we are also starting “save farmer movement” to campaign sustainable low cost food crop farming ,rain water harvesting ,chemical free farming and liquor free vidarbha ,bebitai bais announced today .
“Hundreds of vidarbha farm widows will recalled Rahul Gandhi’s promise of rehabilitation of 7000 vidarbha farm widows in his recent yavatmal election visit” Bebitai bais added today.
west Vidarbha region is in the grip of agrarian crisis which has claimed more than 7000 farmers suicides since June 2005 .Govt. announced number relief packages amounting more than Rs.10,000 crore but it failed to stop on the on going Vidarbha farm suicides hence serious integrated efforts are must to reduce the distress in 3 million cotton farmers who are being forced to kill themselves due to hostile environment in the administration and society kishore tiwari of vidarbha jan andolan samiti (VJAS) informed today.