On Tuesday, the AP government deposited money in the accounts of Agrigold victims.
Speaking on the occasion, CM Jagan said that Rs 666.84 crore has been deposited in the accounts of over seven lakh Agrigold victims. The AP CM said that nowhere in the history of the country has the government paid the money embezzled by a private company. The government deposited 207.61 crores to Agrigold depositors below Rs. 10,000 and Rs. 459.23 crore to Agrigold depositors below Rs. 20,000.
In November 2019, the government paid Rs 238.73 crore to 3.40 lakh victims. So far, Rs 905.57 crore has been disbursed to 10.40 lakh victims. The government has said that as per the High Court orders, the victims will be identified by the volunteers and secretariats, confirmed by the CID and the payments will be made.
Jagan commented that G.O. was given by the previous government before the election but not even a rupee was given to the victims.