Upland ryots seek panel to study their grievances

  • | Saturday | 15th September, 2018

Finding fault with the conventional method of assessing rain-related farm losses, upland farmers in the district have called for the setting up of a separate commission to study the issue and devise a special package for farmers’ relief. Reiterating the demand, Karshaka Congress, a prominent farmers’ organisation with a large number of settler farmers as its members, will stage a sit-in in front of the collectorate on September 29. Also, no significant relief aid has been handed over to any affected farmer in the landslip-hit areas, he claimed. Leaders of Infarm and We Farm said that no banking firm had considered their request to write off loans availed by financially backward farmers. Need for inspectionK. Johnson, State general secretary of Janadhipathya Karshaka Union, said no proper field inspection had been conducted in the rural areas of the district where farmers suffered huge crop loss in natural calamities.

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