Land Development Bank ordered forcible recovery in a ‘Gandhigiri style’
Co-Operation and Marketing Minister Harshvardhan Patil has issued fresh order of forcible recovery now in different style of Gandhigiri by beating drum before the house of short listed willful defaulters as Land development bank in a Naxal effected Gadchoroli district has given debt recovery notice to one debt trapped marginal farmer named Shivshankar Rajaram Adgela age-55 of village sironcha that bank officials will start Dharana Agitation before his house with drum beating and slogan shouting a since 10 a.m. to.5 p.m. on 5th October in order to recovery the 1992 tractor loan of Rs. One lakh eighty thousand of which he has returned one lakh fourty five thousand and now they are demanding Nine Lakh twenty seven thousand which against the law of land that banker can’t recovery more than basic amount as part of interest..
LDB bank officially declared earlier that there will not any forceful recovery of vidarbha farmers due wet drought and huge crop failure this year but now state administration seems have green signal to start in such Gandhigiri type of recovery that will damage the image of agrarian community at large
‘This is totally contradictory to the announcement of co-operation and marketing minister Harshvardhan Patil in Mumbai on Thursday that The one-time settlement (OTS) will now be available till March 31, 2011 and uncalled for as this will lead to auction the land mortgaged with LDB against the term loans and thus dispossess the farmers of land and now Chief Minister Ashok Chavan should intervene to stop this forcible recovery as this is not the time even if farmers wants to repay the loan under OTS ’Kishore Tiwari VJAS urged in press release today.