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APRS seeks Markfed’s intervention

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Andhra Pradesh Rythu Sangham executive meeting unanimously passed a resolution that the state government should extend support to mirchi farmers in view of falling prices.

Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh Rythu Sangham executive meeting unanimously passed a resolution that the state government should extend support to mirchi farmers in view of falling prices.

The meeting demanded that Markfed and National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (NAFED) should intervene and purchase chillies from farmers. APRS executive committee meeting was held at CPI State head office, here on Friday and All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) Vice-president Ravula Venkaiah attended as chief guest.

AP Rythu Sangam general secretary KVV Prasad said that mirchi farmers have been facing many problems due to falling of prices from Rs 20,000 per quintal to Rs.7000 per quintal. He said the state and Central governments should intervene and rescue the farmers. He expressed solidarity to the mirchi farmers, who were on relay hunger strike at mirchi yard.

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