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Modi to interact with farmers tomorrow

New Delhi, June 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with farmers across the country on Wednesday and address their concerns, an official statement said on Monday. “For the first time, the Prime Minister is going to have a direct dialogue with farmers across the country, in which various initiatives related to doubling the income of farmers by 2022 will also be discussed,” Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh said. He said the Prime Minister will interact with the farmers of the country on Wednesday at 9.30 a.m. It will be broadcast directly by Krishi Vigyan Kendras, Common Service Centres (CSC), Doordarshan, DD Kissan and Aakashvaani from all over the country. “People will also be able to interact with the Prime Minister through ‘Narendra Modi App’,” he said. Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Gajendra Singh Shekhawat described the initiative as “historical”. (IANS)