NaMo's third round of 'Chai pe Charcha' to discuss about agrarian crisis on Mar 20
BJP in collaboration with Citizens for Accountable Governance (CAG) will be conducting the third round of “Chai pe Charcha”, a series of unique interactions between Shri Narendra Modi and the citizens of India. The theme for this episode on March 20 is 'Farmers and Agrarian Crisis.'
The Indian agrarian sector is
facing a sharp economic decline due to a variety of problems,
especially relating to credit, input pricing, farming practices,
marketing and social support structures. This has created major
distress among farmers and has led to an epidemic of suicides within
that society. Farmer suicide has often been referred as “India’s
Looking to immediately address
this serious issue, Shri Narendra Modi, in the next round of ‘Chai
Pe Charcha’, will meet and interact with farmers directly to
understand their problems and attend to their suggestions. This
exercise will contribute to policy options on all facets of agrarian
distress. Additionally, this session will also sensitize the nation
to the severity of this current problem.
In line with the theme, this
session will be organized primarily in rural locations. Chai
pe Charcha is a step in the direction of participatory democracy,
where people get a platform to engage with the elected
representatives. The event has 3 key modules – Share, Ask and
· Using the ‘Share’ feature, people are able to share stories of
challenges and achievements.
· Using the ‘Ask’ feature, people are able to put across their
questions to Mr. Modi
· Using the ‘Suggest’ feature people are able to give solutions to
issues pertaining to women
“Chai pe Charcha” connects
NaMo to the people to understand their problems directly. As opposed
to political rallies, this unique and unprecedented initiative aims
to establish a continuous, constructive and purposeful dialogue
between him and the masses at large.
During the event, Mr.
Modi is able to address the most pressing matters highlighted through
the “Share-Ask-Suggest” module. People with best ideas, most
popular questions are able to interact with him live over video/audio
conferencing during the event.