At a farmers' rally in Etawa town in Kota district, he blamed the agricultural policies of the BJP governments at the Centre and in Rajasthan for the "worst" state of cultivators.
"Those who raise their voice are silenced with a gunshot," he said, apparently referring to the killing of five persons in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district during a farmers' agitation.
The condition at present is so bad that a farmer is committing suicide every 41 minutes, the Rajasthan Congress chief claimed.
He alleged that the BJP government considers farmers just a vote bank.
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