District unit of the All India Agriculture Workers Union (AIAWU) has demanded that the Union Government delink the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS) from farm sector stating that it has been benefiting landlords.

Addressing a meeting of MNREGS here on Saturday, Mates Association State honorary president V. Venkateswarlu said that linking MNREGS would harm the interests of the workers and they would be at loss. He has urged the government to provide e employment for 300 days a year.