The state unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) also announced its plans to form its own farmers' body in Gujarat to raise issues of the farming community soon.

"When farmers in Gujarat are agitating to get better prices for their crop, there is a need of intervention. BJP's then prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had promised to give a minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 1,500 for cotton crops in many of his election rallies.

"Modi had also blamed the then UPA Central government of doing injustice to the farmers of Gujarat," said AAP Gujarat's convener Sukhdev Patel.

"The RSS-backed Bharatiya Kisan Sangh has also cheated farmers by not stressing the need to increase the price of cotton crops. In view of such a situation, we have decided to launch agitation programmes under the theme 'Remember the Poll Promises' in all districts of Gujarat," Patel said.

Patel said that AAP activists are already associated with the Gujarat farmer's agitation through various farmers' bodies across the state.

"We plan to launch AAP's farmers' wing in Gujarat in the near future. The farmers' wing, in its first phase, will give a memorandum of demands to each district collector and raise grassroots issues," Patel said, adding that the future course of action would be decided soon.

Another senior AAP leader and former BJP MLA Kanu Kalsaria said that the sole objective of AAP's agitation programmes is to create awareness among farmers in the state and that would be the only way to liberate them from the clutches of capitalist forces and the state.

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