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Farmers' agitation to hit milk supply to Maharashtra cities from Monday

Milk farmers have been demanding Rs 30 litre as minimum selling price to be fixed by the government as done in the case of sugar by the Centre recently

Dilip Kumar Jha  |  Mumbai 

Milk supply in major cities in Maharashtra may get disrupted indefinitely from Monday due to farmers' agitation over continuous fall in its prices following oversupply.

Farmers' bodies led by the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana headed by the Member of Parliament (MP) Raju Shetti has appealed to all farmer leaders to stop milk supply to major cities including Mumbai and Pune from July 16 demanding Rs 5 per litre subsidy to be transferred to farmers' account directly. Members of this Sanghatana have, thus, decided to halt all milk carrying vans headed for Mumbai and Pune at ...

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First Published: Sun, July 15 2018. 22:18 IST
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