Punjab govt announces waiver of Rs 590 crore loans of 2.85 lakh labourers, farmers ahead of polls


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Punjab govt announces waiver of Rs 590 crore loans of 2.85 lakh labourers, farmers ahead of polls

The Punjab government has announced a waiver of Rs 590 crore loans under the farm debt waiver scheme for labourers and the landless farming community just months ahead of the Assembly polls in the state. The Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said that the decision will benefit 2.85 lakh farm labourers and  landless farmers.

“Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has announced a waiver of Rs 590 crore worth of loans under the farm debt waiver scheme for labourers & the landless farming community. The cheques would be issued at a state-level function on August 20,” the CMO said.

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