The Congress party on Wednesday alleged that the list of farmers going for a study tour to New Zealand and Australia, include former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs and their relatives.
Congress spokesperson K K Mishra said, "The Madhya Pradesh government is sending 30 farmers on a study tour to New Zealand and Australia. The list of farmers includes names of former BJP MLAs and their relatives. These people are going on foreign tour using funds for farmers, what is CM doing?"
Madhya Pradesh Horticulture Minister, S P Meena on earlier in the day informed that 30 farmers have been selected for a study tour to New Zealand and Australia.
"Farmers greatly benefit from such programs," said Meena.
He also informed that for tour to South Africa online applications have been floated.