Published On : Tue, Dec 26th, 2017

Modi to focus on farmers’ distress after Gujarat loss

PM Modi
New Delhi: New Delhi political circles are agog with speculation about imminent portfolios changes in the Narendra Modi’s council of ministers as a direct impact of the Gujarat election losses.

Changes in portfolios like Radha Mohan Singh getting the Agriculture ministery and and Narendra Singh Tomar, Rural Development, give rise to speculation that the focus of the Union Budget will be on the farming community and will bring relief to farmers.

Whether the portfolio changes Will happen in early January or later, is not sure, but it is speculated that lessons learnt from Gujarat is that farmers are upset with the complete derailment of the rural economy.

The BJP government registered losses in rural Gujarat with most votes going to the Congress.