Farmers demand to revive all sugar mills in district


Mandya: Sugarcane farmers from Mandya showed their resentment over the closure of the sugar mills.

The Revenue minister R Ashoka was in the temple town to perform puja at Ranganatha Swamy temple. When he was leaving the temple after performing puja, the farmers tried to meet him. But the minister got into the vehicle. While his driver tried to move, agitators blocked the vehicle forcing the minister to get down and meet them.

According to the news report published in The Times of India, during the meeting, the protestors asked him to ensure all sugar mills in the district are revived. They also urged him to commence the crushing activities on time. Minister assured them that he will talk to Chief Minister in this regard.

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