Will waive off farm loans within 5 hours of being voted to power: Odisha Congress

Bhubaneswar: In view of the upcoming general elections in 2019, Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik today announced that the party will waive off farm loans within five hours of being voted to power.

The party chief also promised to come up with measures to make the farmers self-reliant by providing them with solar pumps and financial assistance for five years.

“You just witnessed the Congress-led government in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh; fulfil their poll promise with 10 days or 10 hours. Likewise, we will also keep our promises. They have done it in 10 hours, we will try to do it in 5 hours at best,” Patnaik claimed.