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Round Table Conference of Raitha Parishat on Mar. 19, 20
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Round Table Conference of Raitha Parishat on Mar. 19, 20

March 17, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Sugarcane Growers’ Association President Kurubur Shantakumar has said that a Round Table Conference of Raitha Parishat (Farmers Council) will be held in Bengaluru on Mar. 19 and 20 to urge the State Government to solve various problems faced by the farmers including fixing of  Minimum Support Price (MSP) for agricultural produce after which a…

Empty pot protest by farmers demanding implementation of Mekedatu project
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Empty pot protest by farmers demanding implementation of Mekedatu project

August 9, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Demanding implementation of Mekedatu Project, farmers under the banner of State Sugarcane Growers Association staged a protest  by carrying empty pots near Gun House Circle on Saturday.  The farmers expressed anger  against Tamil Nadu Government for objecting Mekedatu Project. Also, the farmers demanded that construction of the dam at Mekedatu in Kanakapura taluk should…

IMF’s Chief Economist Gita Gopinath visits Mysuru
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IMF’s Chief Economist Gita Gopinath visits Mysuru

June 20, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Chief Economist Gita Gopinath,  who is on vacation, visited her father’s residence in Ramakrishnanagar in city on Saturday. Speaking to reporters, she stated that the pandemic has adversely affected the economy as a whole. Tourism industry and agriculture have been badly affected, she stated and urged everyone to get…

Corona Service Force formed to take care of rural people
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Corona Service Force formed to take care of rural people

May 8, 2021

Helpline 97400-69310  Mysore/Mysuru: Coming  to the rescue of COVID infected people in rural areas, the Karnataka Sugarcane Growers Association has formed a COVID Seva Pade (Covid Service Force) for people in rural areas. Announcing this at a press meet here on Thursday, Association President Kurubur Shanthakumar said that the Force will work from the Office…

Green Buds company fraud case: Minister directs DC to take action
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Green Buds company fraud case: Minister directs DC to take action

December 12, 2020

Bengaluru: Following complaints that Green Buds Agro Company has cheated scores of farmers in Mysuru region, Revenue Minister R. Ashok has directed Mysuru Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri to take necessary action in this regard. On Friday, farmer leader from Mysuru Kurubur Shanthakumar met R. Ashok at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru and submitted a memorandum seeking…

Farmers gherao District Minister
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Farmers gherao District Minister

September 20, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Strongly opposing the amendments to Karnataka Land Reforms, APMC and Labour Acts, farmers, under the banner of Raitha Dalita Karmika Aikya Horata Samiti, gheraoed District Minister S.T. Somashekar when he arrived to take part in the Photoraphers and Videographers felicitation programme organised by the City BJP at Shankar Mutt near Gun House Circle here…

Land Reforms Act amendments detrimental to farmers: Protesters
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Land Reforms Act amendments detrimental to farmers: Protesters

August 3, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Opposing the amendments to the Land Reforms Act-1961, members of various farmers’ organisations staged protest at H.D. Devegowda Circle on Mysuru-Bannuru Ring Road junction in city this morning. Strongly condemning the amendments to Karnataka Land Reforms Act, the protesters shouted slogans and held placards displaying ‘Nammura Bhumi Namagirali, Anyarigalla’ (Our village land belongs to…

COVID-19 effect: Farmers’ Assn. demands ban on marriage and other events
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COVID-19 effect: Farmers’ Assn. demands ban on marriage and other events

July 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Farmer leader and Karnataka State Federation of Farmer Associations President Kurubur Shantakumar has urged the State Government to order a blanket ban on marriage and  such other functions in order to contain the rapid spread of COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter addressed to Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, Shantakumar said that Positive COVID-19 cases are…

Amendments to APMC, Karnataka Land Reforms Acts: Farmers to gherao District In-Charge Ministers from tomorrow
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Amendments to APMC, Karnataka Land Reforms Acts: Farmers to gherao District In-Charge Ministers from tomorrow

June 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Strongly condemning the amendments to APMC Act and Karnataka Land Reforms Act and the moves to privatise the Power sector, farmers under the banner of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Virodhi Kaide Horata Samithi (Karnataka State Action Committee against  Anti-farmer Amendments to Acts), will gherao District In-Charge Ministers across the State starting from tomorrow. Announcing this…

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