CM KCR writes a letter to the Prime Minister Modi
As the subject of paddy procurement has become a major political topic in Telangana, State Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting that the Central government set a target for rice purchase from Telangana during the upcoming Rabi season.
In the letter, CM KCR requested that the Government of India direct FCI to finish the acquisition of the remaining 5.00 LMTs of rice produced in Rabi 2020-21, as well as to increase the objective beyond 40.00 LMTs for rice procurement during the ongoing Kharif 2020-21. CM KCR has requested that the Central government clarify the aim of rice procurement from Telangana for the next Rabi season.
Meanwhile, Telangana Chief Minister KCR has declared a Maha dharna against the Modi administration on November 18 over the procurement of paddy from the state.