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Cheques under the Prime Minister's Relief Fund given to farmers of Holehonnur

BHADRAVATHI: G. Basavanyappa, Holehonnur MLA, distributed cheques under the Prime Minister's Relief fund for the benefit of farmers of the Holehonnur region at a recently held meeting.

He said the Centre's package would benefit small and marginal farmers and called upon them to utilise the same effectively.

Scheme

Shantaveera Naik, zilla panchayat member, chief guest, said under the scheme the farmers could get seeds, a mini irrigation unit, health and education facilities.

Sadashivappa Gowda, taluk panchayat president, presiding over the function said that the Government's financial assistance should be utilised properly and urged farmers to stop resorting to suicide.

Protest

Local advocates continue their protest against recent amendments made to the civil rules of practice, which they claim, are a blow to their legal profession.

They have boycotted court proceedings. The accused involved in criminal cases have to remain in judicial custody

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