MP raised sugarcane arrears issue in Parliament


Sitamarhi, Bihar: MP Sunil Kumar Pintu has raised the pending cane arrears issue in the monsoon session of Parliament. He said sugar mill in Bihar’s Sitamarhi yet to clear the dues of Rs 100 crore to the farmers.

He said, “Sitamarhi district is a flood-affected region and sugarcane cultivation is one of the main sources of farmers to run their livelihood. There is only a single sugar mill in the district. The mill has not paid cane arrears of more than Rs 100 crore.”

“Sugarcane farmers are suffering from a financial crisis and unable to meet their daily needs. Therefore, the government should take necessary steps to ensure mill clear pending cane dues”, MP further added.

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