Hassan, Karnataka: Congress MP D K Suresh while addressing the media person said that the Congress party would launch a movement to reopen Chamundeshwari sugar factory. The factory located in Channarayapatna was constructed by Srikantaiah of Congress party. It has been neglected. The legislators would raise the issue in the session.
The state government claims they are planning to revive sugar mills. Recently, Nirani sugars had won the lease bid to run Pandavapura Sahakara Sakkare Kharkhane Niyamita (PSSKL). The mill was a lifeline for thousands of farmers. It got shut down 15 years ago after mill ran into losses. According to the media report, the mill will be on lease for the period of 40 years.
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