Farmers decry minister`s statement


    IMPHAL, July 17: Various farmers’ organizations of the state have condemned the agriculture minister Ph Parijat saying that he is playing divisive roles in the present fertilizer crisis.

    The separate releases from All Manipur Progressive Farmers’ Association, Heirok Farmers’ Society, Nongpok Imphal Loumi-Sinmi Apunba Lup, Ngairangbam Farmers’ Society and Khundrakpam Apunba Loumi Lup stated that the farmers of the state are facing shortage of fertilizers in the state due to irresponsible act of the concerned agriculture minister. He cannot keep his promises to the farmers. The farmers are still buying the fertilizers at a much higher rate than the actual price fixed by the state government.

    The farmers further appealed to the concerned authority to take up necessary actions to solve the present fertilizer crisis.


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