Dausa farmer’s land auctioned for Rs 46L on loan repayment, later canceled

In another incident of banks auctioning off farmland due to defaults, a cooperative bank in Rajasthan auctioned the land owned by a farmer for Rs 46 lakhs after his family failed to repay the loan after the death of the farmer. The incident occurred in the Dausa region of Rajasthan as the administration has currently canceled the auction of the land and instead initiated a settlement process between the farmer and the bank.

Speaking on the same subject, the Additional District Magistrate said the process of auctioning the land of a farmer who could not repay the loan amount has been canceled and a settlement process has been initiated. launched between the farmer and the bank. Further, Subdivision Magistrate Mithlesh Meena informed that the farmer took a loan from Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank but failed to repay it.

“The bank also called them for a settlement but they didn’t show up, so in accordance with the law, their land was auctioned off,” he added. Earlier, the 15 land bighas were auctioned off for Rs 46 lakhs, Ram Prasad Bairwa, junior assistant in the revenue department, informed. to

As ANI reported, the son of farmer Pappu Lal also spoke about the auction of their land and said, “My father had borrowed a loan from the bank and he is dead now. Like us were unable to repay the loan amount, the bank decided to auction the land. If they sell our land, it will become difficult for us to make ends meet. We asked the bank officials to granted more time to repay the loan amount, but they refused.

Politics around the Dausa farmland auction

Tikait, who had inquired about the entire development with the people as well as the family itself, later took to Twitter to inform that he will hold a discussion with administration officials on Thursday at this topic.

In the same vein, Trade and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal also criticized the Rajasthan government led by Ashok Gehlot for its failure to protect farmers’ interests despite several promises of loan waivers to the population. Tweeting about it, he said, “The Congress government of Rajasthan has crossed the line of cruelty to farmers. In this Congress-run state, farmers’ land is being grabbed by giving bogus loan forgiveness assurances, and they are being forced to This is an example of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s failure and inhumanity .

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