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Vadodara: Farmers to protest demanding implementation of Swaminathan Committee report

ANI  |  Vadodara (Gujarat) [India] 

After and Maharashtra, now farmers in Vadodara will stage a protest on Friday demanding the implementation of the Dr. Swaminathan Committee report.

More than 1000 farmers will gather across the district and will move for road blocking which may affect the traffic adversely in the area.

They are demanding to implement Dr Swaminathan Committee report in order for the betterment of farmers.

The Swaminathan Committee report made several recommendations for improvement in the situation of farmers in The Commission on Farmers, chaired by Prof. M. S. Swaminathan, submitted five reports through the period December 2004 - October 2006.

The agrarian crisis in the country has become a matter of concern for the recently, especially amid escalated violence emerging from parts of the country over the matter.

The recent farmers' protest in the Mandsaur district of that claimed lives of six farmers, was the testimony of the worsening situation.

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First Published: Fri, June 16 2017. 05:42 IST