Bengaluru, July 3: A key hurdle was cleared and Karnataka’s ruling coalition agreed on a Common Minimum Programme. The CMP was finalised at the coordination committee meeting of the Congress and JD(S) and it was decided that the farm loan waiver would go through.
B S Yeddyurappa, the Chief Minister of Karnataka has said that the farm loans as promised by him would be waived off. Addressing the media following a Cabinet meeting, he said that he had directed the chief secretary to look into the issue and give him details about the same. I had assured the farmer that we would waive off their loans. This decision would be finalised by tomorrow morning, Yeddyurappa also said. I will deliver on that promise, he also assured.