Top

Suryapet farmers stage protest as traders refuse to pay MSP for paddy

Suryapet farmers stage protest as traders refuse to pay MSP for paddy
Highlights

Tension prevailed in Suryapet Agriculture Market on Thursday as farmers staged a protest demonstration in support of their demand that the trader pay...

Suryapet: Tension prevailed in Suryapet Agriculture Market on Thursday as farmers staged a protest demonstration in support of their demand that the trader pay minimum support price for their produce. The farmers staged a sit-in on the Hydeabad-Vijayawada national highway. A large number of vehicles were stranded on the highway.

Farmers brought 85,000 bags paddy to the Suryapet market on Thursday. As the officials withdrew the token system, traders took the advantage of it and quoted less than minimum support price of the produce. The farmers alleging that the officials had collided with the traders.

The farmers called off the agitation after Joint Collector Sanjeeva Reddy intervened and promised to ensure minimum support price for their produce.

Show Full Article
Print Article

Download The Hans India Android App or iOS App for the Latest update on your phone.
Subscribed Failed...
Subscribed Successfully...
Next Story
More Stories