Thursday, June 8, 2017
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Chouhan calls himself ‘Kisan Putr’ (farmer’s son). In rallies after rallies, he repeats it and says that farmers' pain is his pain. But for days, when farmers were protesting across the state, his government remained in denial. The farmers were agitating, throwing agricultural produce on the roads and confronting the police.
Maharashtra, MP farmers' protest: How overconfident BJP failed to see farmers' discontent, mishandled agitation