BJP Launches 'Jail Bharo' Agitation in Rajasthan Over Delay in Farm Loan Waiver Promised by Congress
File image of Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot | (Photo Credits: PTI)

Jaipur, February 8: BJP activists across Rajasthan on Friday launched 'jail bharo' agitation at all party district headquarters protesting the delayed implementation of farm loan waiver by the ruling Congress government as promised in its election manifesto. Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot Announces Raise in Unemployment Allowance for Youth.

Several party workers, along with state party president Madanlal Saini courted arrest.

A woman BJP activist, Anju Mishra, got her arm fractured when she climbed a barricade put up by the police. Party spokesperson Laxmikant Bhardwaj and Prem Singh also sustained injuries in the protest. Ramgarh Bypoll Win Much Needed, Will Boost Congress Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha Elections: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot.

Saini said, "Congress has fooled innocent farmers by promising them a loan waiver within 10 days of coming to power. It's been over 50 days and still no clarity exists on their announcement," he said. Minimum Income Guarantee: Have Started Preparations to Implement the Scheme for Poor in Rajasthan, Says CM Ashok Gehlot.

We will not sit quiet till the party gives a complete loan waiver to all farmers as promised, he said.

The protest was addressed by party general secretary Bhajanlal Sharma, state secretary Mukesh Dhadeech, state spokesperson Satish Puniya among others. A huge police force was deployed outside the BJP office in the state capital Jaipur since morning in the wake of the protest.