Karnataka

Loan waiver announcement in budget: HDK

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and his wife Anitha Kumaraswamy at Adichunchanagiri Mutt near Bellur of Nagamangala taluk in Mandya on Wednesday.

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and his wife Anitha Kumaraswamy at Adichunchanagiri Mutt near Bellur of Nagamangala taluk in Mandya on Wednesday.  

Reiterating his commitment to waive farm loans, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday said he would make an announcement on it in the budget. He visited the Adichunchanagiri Mutt near Bellur, Nagamangala, and performed special puja to Sri Kalabhairaveshwara.

There was no confusion or hesitation on waiver of farm loans. Discussions had been held with banking officials/financial experts on farm loans, he said.

Mr. Kumaraswamy restated that he was committed to improve the living/earning conditions of farmers by introducing the Israeli model of agricultural practices. The CM and his wife, Anitha Kumaraswamy, planted a sapling near the temple. Nirmalanandanatha Swami at Adichunchanagiri Mutt and others were present. The CM was accorded a rousing welcome by devotees and JD(S) leaders and workers. It was his first visit to Nagamangala after becoming CM.

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