Urge the Government to solve their problems
BANGALORE: The members of the Karnataka Prantha Raitha Sangha (KPRS) and Tomato Growers’ Association of Kolar district held a protest march from Town Hall to Vidhana Soudha here on Wednesday. They urged the Government to solve their problems by creating support structures.
A delegation comprising General Secretary of KPRS J.C. Bayya Reddy, president Maruthi Manpade and growers’ association leaders Holur Shankar and R. Ramakrishna Gowda submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister’s Secretariat listing their demands, which included fixing support price for tomato at Rs. 5 a kg.
Earlier, the protestors staged a demonstration at Mysore Bank Circle. Their other demands included setting up of agro processing units and providing information to farmers about crop patterns.