PM Dahal directs agriculture ministry to address farmers’ demand
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has drawn the attention of Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock towards the news that farmers in Chitwan district threw vegetables on street, reasoning they did not get price of the product.
PM Dahal directed the ministry to immediately take initiatives to address the farmer’s demands, according to press expert to PM, Manahari Timilsina. Minister for Agriculture and Livestock, Jwala Kumari Saha, had been drawn attention to pay heed to the farmers’ complaint and problems.
Minister Saha who is currently in Chitwan has been asked to hold meeting with concerned farms and relay information to the PM.
Similarly, Minister Saha assured that she would hold discussion with the farmers and take necessary initiatives. She would urge for PM’s help if assistance in policy level was required for it, Timilsina added.
Moreover, PM Dahal will also hold discussion and consultation with the minister, secretary and government officials for further action to this end.