K. Palaniswami meets protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami today assured the farmers that he will take the problems of the farmers and discuss with the Prime Minister after his meeting with protesting farmers at the Jantar Mantar.

The farmers have protested here for the past 40 days and demands loan waivers, drought relief packages and formation of a Cauvery management board to resolve their irrigation issues.

Palaniswami, in a brief 20 minutes meeting, assured that he will take up the issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funds to waive off the loan and urged the farmers to end their protest.

“We will try to cut down the unnecessary expenses and make arrangements…I will take up the farmer’s demands to the Prime Minister…We urge the farmers to end their protest,” Palaniswami said.