Paddy growers demand support price from Karnataka govt
Urging the government to shelve the Dr Kasturirangan report and to provide support price for paddy, farmers under the aegis of Karnataka Pranta Raitha Sangha Kodagu unit, staged a protest in front of the DC's office in Madikeri on Saturday.
The protestors vented their ire by shouting slogans against the government.
Pranta Raitha Sangha Kodagu unit convener E Ra Durgaprasad condemned the move by the Central government of submitting an affidavit to the Supreme Court, stating that it will implement the recommendations of the Kasturirangan report.
'Before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, BJP leaders opposed the Kasturirangan report.