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Fair price: Farmers to protest in front of CM’s residence
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Fair price: Farmers to protest in front of CM’s residence

November 20, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru:  Demanding a hike in FRP (Fair and Remunerative Price) for sugarcane, farmers will stage an indefinite stir in front of the residence of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai at Bengaluru from Nov. 22 Addressing a press meet at Jaladarshini Guest House here on Friday, State Sugarcane Growers Association President Kurubur Shantakumar said that several demonstrations…

Seeking FRP for sugarcane, farmers block Nanjangud Road, stage protest
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Seeking FRP for sugarcane, farmers block Nanjangud Road, stage protest

October 27, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Criticising the delay in fixing Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) for sugarcane by the State Government, sugarcane growers, under the banners of State Sugarcane Growers’ Association and Federation of Farmers Organisation, staged a protest on Nanjangud Road by blocking the road this morning. Their other demands included the entire process of sugarcane planting agreement,…

Delay in fixing FRP for Sugarcane: Sugarcane growers to stage Statewide protest on Oct. 27
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Delay in fixing FRP for Sugarcane: Sugarcane growers to stage Statewide protest on Oct. 27

October 25, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Criticising the delaying tactics being adopted by the State Government in fixing the Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) for sugarcane, cane growers across the State will stage a protest against the Government by blocking roads on Oct. 27 and if the Government doesn’t respond positively even then, sugarcane growers will gherao all Deputy Commissioners’…

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…

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