Farmers protest over black marketing of fertilizers and seeds

Jeypore MLA Rabi Narayana Nanda leading the farmers rally
Jeypore August 30: Hundreds of farmers under the leadership of Member of Legislative Assembly Jeypore, Mr Rabi Narayana Nanda organised a  protest rally against black marketing of fertilizers and seeds in Jeypore sub division on Tuesday.
Despite heavy rain they marched in a procession, shouting slogans against the black marketing fertilizer dealers, demanding stern action against them and submitted a memorandum to the Sub-collector. In the memorandum submitted,  they've alleged that some fertilizer dealers are selling the seeds and fertilizers for extra cost and demanded to stop the illegal transportation of fertilizers to other states. The agitating farmers demanded an inquiry into the allotment of fertilizers,  issued for the use of farmers in the month of May. They've also demanded to provide seeds and fertilizers at government price in all Gram Panchayatis. The protesting farmers demanded to declare the district as famine zone, waive land tax, water tax and also to provide free supply of electricity for irrigation, by the government.   

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