Shiv Sena (UBT) Protests for Quicker Farm Loan Disbursals

Shiv Sena (UBT) workers protested outside banks in Maharashtra's Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar district, demanding quicker farm loan disbursals. Demonstrations were held at 117 bank branches. Opposition Leader Ambadas Danve criticized banks for delaying farmers' loans while quickly settling businessmen's loans. The party warned of more aggressive protests if demands are not met.

PTI | Chhatrapatisambhajinagar | Updated: 13-06-2024 15:41 IST | Created: 13-06-2024 15:41 IST
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Workers from Shiv Sena (UBT) staged protests outside banks in Maharashtra's Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar district, urging for faster disbursal of farm loans.

The demonstrations targeted 117 bank branches, with Opposition Leader Ambadas Danve accusing banks of prioritizing businessmen's loans over those of farmers.

He criticized the banks for delaying farmers' loan applications due to CIBIL scores and repayment capacity, while quickly waiving off crores for businessmen. Danve emphasized that the government must expedite loan processes for farmers, particularly given the ongoing drought conditions.

The party issued a stern warning through X, stating that banks should not expect peaceful demonstrations if they fail to speed up farm loan disbursement.

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