Women protested at meeting of Mahila farmers at Banganapalli in Kurnool district on Wednesday addressed by Minister for Law and Courts E. Pratap Reddy, MP SPY Reddy and MLA Katasani Ramireddy and others.

The Minister said the government had allocated Rs. 1,745 crore for the welfare of women which included Rs. 1.190 crore for Mahila Bank, Rs. 470 crore under ‘Pavala vaddi' scheme and Rs. 274 crore for Sthree Sakti buildings in each mandal.

Save money, ryots told

Mr. SPY Reddy asked families to save money and reduce extravaganza to come out of poverty. He wanted the farmers to use their wisdom in selection of crops.