Farmers block NH in Kalahandi

15/07/2019 at 8:47 AM

 Bhubaneswar: Vehicular movement on the Baladiamal-Raipur National Highway has been fully disrupted as farmers have blocked the NH at Kalahandi district’s Dharmagarh Charichhak in protest against non-procurement of paddy at Mandis.

Hundreds of farmers have sat on the NH demanding procurement of all paddy piled at the Mandis at the Minimum Support Price. The famers have also demanded compensation for the paddy damaged in the rain.

Adequate numbers of police have reached the spot and are trying to placate the situation. 

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