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Budget was not election oriented, says Piyush Goyal

Updated : February 08, 2019 10:07 PM IST

To address the distress in the farm sector, the government in the Budget announced to provide Rs 6,000 per year to farmers in three instalments under a scheme to be fully funded by the Central government.
Defending the move, Goyal said the support for small farmers announced in the budget were not a dole but was the government's duty towards them.
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