Govt ‘lying' and unwilling to compensate farmers: Rahul
Millennium Post Delhi|December 04, 2021
Cong leader claims he has list of all 700-odd farmers who lost their lives during stir

NEW DELHI: Hitting out at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government over “no record of farmers’ death during about a year-long protests against the three farm laws, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Friday that the Centre is “lying” and “unwilling to compensate” the families of over 700 farmers who died during protests against the farm laws.

In response, Gandhi presented a list of 403 dead farmers from Congress-ruled Punjab (whose families had been given Rs 5 lakh each by the state) and another list of 200-odd dead farmers from other states and challenged the Centre to act on demands for their families to be compensated.

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