'Modi scrapped Swaminathan Committee and replaced it with Jumlanathan Committee'

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 17, 2018, 12:10 PM(IST)

Congress national spokesperson Randeep Surjewala addressing 84th plenary of the Congress in New Delhi on Saturday. Photograph:( ANI )

Congress national spokesperson Randeep Surjewala on Saturday attacked the Modi government of betraying the farmers of the country. 

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Addressing the  84th plenary of the Congress in New Delhi on Saturday, he said that the biggest betrayal anyone has ever done to the farmers of the country is the present Modi government. 

Launching a scathing attack on the ruling dispensation for scrapping the Swaminathan Committee, he said Modi Ji's govt scrapped farmers' Swaminathan Committee and replaced it with 'Jumlanathan Committee'. 

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''I would like to ask Modi govt, doesn't the market distort when Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi, Vijay Mallya and Jatin Mehta flee out of the country and does it only distort when farmers ask for Minimum Support Price?'' he said.

The 84th plenary of the Congress began today. Over the two-day meet, the Congress is set to roll out a roadmap for reversing its downward electoral journey. 

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