NAMAKKAL: Cane growers staged a demonstration in front of the Salem Co-operative Sugar Mill here recently urging the State Government to provide Rs. 2,000 as price per tonne of sugarcane.

They also wanted the Government to direct the sugar mills to bear the cost for cutting the canes. It should cancel the order attaching Rasipuram under the jurisdiction of a private sugar mill. Over 250 farmers participated in the protest.

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