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Low prices: Farmers dump vegetables
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Low prices: Farmers dump vegetables

Mysuru: Disheartened by the sudden falling prices for their crops, hundreds of irate farmers staged a protest this morning in front of Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) office at APMC premises in Bandipalya here. They threw truckloads of vegetables including tomatoes, cucumber, cauliflower and brinjal on the road to register their protest. They even distributed…

Congress bags Mysuru APMC President post
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Congress bags Mysuru APMC President post

Mysuru: The Congress won the prestigious APMC (Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee) President post defeating the JD(S) in a keenly contested polls that took place at the APMC yard at Bandipalya on Mysuru-Nanjangud road yesterday. K. Prabhuswamy of the Congress was declared the President by lottery after both he and JD(S) candidate S. Siddegowda were tied…

Bandipalya APMC Yard emanates unbearable stench
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Bandipalya APMC Yard emanates unbearable stench

Mysuru: The sprawling APMC yard at Bandipalya on Mysuru-Nanjangud Road, is mired in several problems, with stench emanating from deteriorating wastes, unhygienic toilets, pot-holed roads, housefly menace and the like. The APMC yard receives hundreds of lorry loads of vegetables, grains and other agricultural produces everyday from across the State and even neighbouring States such…

State-wide APMC bandh tomorrow
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State-wide APMC bandh tomorrow

Mysuru: Transactions at Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) yard in city will be affected tomorrow as APMC bandh will be observed heeding to the call given by Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) for a State-wide APMC bandh. The bandh is in the context of a Government order to remit payments to…

Chief Minister inaugurates Raitha Santhe building
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Chief Minister inaugurates Raitha Santhe building

Mysuru: Claiming that the State’s APMC online marketing system was a model to the entire country, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has said that the State Government is planning to make e-transactions in APMCs. He was speaking after inaugurating ‘Raitha Santhe’ building, constructed by MUDA in Vijayanagar 2nd stage here, yesterday. Pointing out that the State Government…

Farmers allege menace of middlemen at APMC
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Farmers allege menace of middlemen at APMC

Members of State Sugarcane Growers Association held a meeting at Kuvempu Park near Gun House here yesterday to discuss the injustice meted out to farmers by middlemen at Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC). The meeting severely condemned the habit of collecting commission from farmers who come to APMC to sell fruits and vegetables, especially when…

JD(S) bags APMC President post in Hunsur
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JD(S) bags APMC President post in Hunsur

Making inroads into Congress strongholds in the district, the JD(S) has bagged the Hunsur APMC President’s post in the election held yesterday. JD(S) candidate Nagamangala Kumar won the post by defeating Hanagudu Shivanna of the Congress by one vote. Nagamangala Kumar bagged 9 votes as against 8 by his Congress rival Hanagudu Shivanna. The Hunsur…

Congress suffers setback as JD(S) candidate wins APMC top post
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Congress suffers setback as JD(S) candidate wins APMC top post

The ruling Congress suffered yet another jolt in the Chief Minister’s home district, with the JD(S) candidate winning the Mysuru taluk APMC President’s post in the election held yesterday. JD(S) candidate Mavinahalli S. Siddegowda, who was elected from Jayapura seat bagged the President post, while Bandipalya Basavaraju of the Congress was elected Vice-President. Mavinahalli Siddegowda…

Kirijaji Sampath Kumar
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Kirijaji Sampath Kumar

Kirijaji Sampath Kumar (53), former APMC President and Kabaddi player, passed away on Thursday. He leaves behind his mother, wife, a son, a daughter and a host of relatives. Last rites were performed at his native Kirijaji yesterday.

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