Sugarcane farmers threaten to lock sugar mills


Kaithal, Haryana: Over no hike in sugarcane price, cane growers in Haryana seems upset, and are all set to launch the agitation to press for their demands.

Bhartiya Kisan Sangh, the farmers’ organisation has threatened to lock the sugar mills if the government fails to hike sugarcane rate. They have set a deadline of January 14, and if the government fails to act, they will start agitation by locking the mills from January 15. Sugarcane growers in Haryana claim that the cost of sugarcane production is increased; therefore, there is a need to hike cane price.

The farmers’ organisation has alleged the government is not serious regarding the hike in sugarcane price. The existing government is anti-farmer and has not taken steps to increase cane rate. The organisation has given the deadline of January 14 to the government to act on their demand else they will launch state-wide agitation from January 15.

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