Former Punjab minister demands to increase sugarcane price in Punjab on lines of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana

The state government, as well as private sugar mills, should clear pending cane dues of the farmers, said former Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia.

Majithia, who is a senior leader of Shiromani Akali Dal, demanded the government to increase the rate of sugarcane in Punjab on the lines of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

He said it was brought to his notice that farmers had been protesting here and demanding their cane dues of Rs 72 crore pending towards a local sugar mill here.


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