VJAS to Join Black-Day call of Separatist on 1st May for Vidarbha Statehood
Nagpur-27 April 2012
Thousands of dying cotton farmer and malnourish tribal are joining the Black day call given by veteran separatist leader J.B.Dhote on 1st May which is celebrated in Maharashtra as it’s formation day “Maharashtra Divis” in order to review long pending demand of separate statehood for vidarbha as Govt. is neglecting the basic demands of cotton farmers who are killing themselves due to wrong policies promoted congress leadership dominated western Maharashtra , informed farm activist Kishore Tiwari of Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti VJAS.
“Maharashtra leadership dominated western Maharashtra NCP party has been diverting fund for developments since vidarbha region has been merged with Maharashtra but noe they have started diverting food and kerosene quota allotted to the region .this month alone NCP leader Ajit Pawar has diverted 15 thousand kiloliter kerosene quota of Vidarbha to Poona district same is the case for food available under PDS has been directed to the districts of western Maharashtra which highly objectionable and unjustified. Now Govt. is dying food and kerosene that is last assault on slavery of must backward vidarbha region and separate statehood is only option left hence all parties and activist group will join 1 May agitation and will restart the movement to get freedom from clutches neocolonial powers of Maharashtra leadership” Tiwari added.
In last 52 years imbalance of progress and regional backlog resulting mass genocide of vidarbha dry land farmers and all relief packages failed solve the burning issues of vidarbha hence statehood is the last solution so that vidarbha can be given justice in fund allocation and dying Farmers and tribal lives can be saved ,tiwari said.
“Since June 2005 vidarbha farmers and farm widows have been subjected for the trial on committees over committees and it started with visit national farmers commission headed by Dr.Swaminathan flowed special expert team of planning commission in 2006 and then mega visit of Indian Prime Minister Dr.Man Mohansingh and relief package of Rs.3750/- crore but relief never reached to dying farmers and farm widows then visit of Indian Prez. and another expert committee of planning commission member Dr. Narendra Jadhav who submitted detail report of vidarbha agrarian crisis in 2007 and suggested hundreds of remedies and relief plans which are gathering dust in Mantralaya then 2008 mega loan waiver and visit of Indian prince Rahul Gandhi to Yavatmal after failure loan waiver and in-between CAG and PAC submitted detail report Massive corruption in all relief packages and all involved in corruption are as safe as Maharashtra insensitive Govt. to this very serious issue of innocent victimization of cotton farmers’ who are forced to kill themselves due wrong policies of state and step motherly treatment to vidarbha region hence we have lost all hope in existing Govt. hence we demand e separate vidarbha statehood so that people can decide their own density ”Tiwari added.