Rahul Gandhi hears Punjab farmers' grievances
(3 years ago)
Sirhind (Punjab), Apr. 28 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday interacted with farmers affected by unseasonal rains at Punjab's Sirhind Mandi.
Ram Chandra Yadav, a farmer, said Rahul had assured them of his help.
Rahul had earlier left for Punjab by train to assess the plight of the farmers.
"I am going to Punjab to look at the situation of farmers, want to analyze the ground situation," he told reporters at the New Delhi railway station.
He also vowed to counter the government on the contentious Land Acquisition Bill.