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Updated: December 2, 2013 03:06 IST

CM promises steps to solve farmers’ problems

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Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday reiterated that the government would initiate action against sugar factories that failed to implement its order on paying arrears of sugarcane to farmers.

Speaking to presspersons here, Mr. Siddaramaiah said that the law stipulated payment of arrears to sugarcane growers within a timeframe.

He said that the kin of the farmer who committed suicide on Saturday would get compensation according to the rules. He appealed to farmers not to resort to suicide. Instead, they should discuss their problems with the government and find solutions to them, he added.

Mr. Siddaramaiah said his government had adopted a positive approach to solving farmers’ problems.

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