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Congress urges Lok Sabha Speaker for special Lok Sabha session to address farmers' issues

Devdiscourse News Desk New Delhi
Updated: 02-11-2018 22:47 IST

Kisan Khet Mazdoor Congress chief Nana Patole Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to convene a special session of the Lower House of Parliament for discussing and solving "problems" being faced by the farmers across the country.

In separate letters to Prime Minister Modi and Mahajan, he said the farmers were grappling with various problems such as lack of water and irrigation-related issues.

Citing that earlier also a special session was convened for rolling out the GST, he said there was an urgent need to call a special session to deal with the farmers' problems.

(With inputs from agencies.)