Andhra Pradesh

Cane farmers demand payment of arrears

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Led by A.P. Rythu Sangham, farmers, who have been supplying sugarcane to NCS Sugars at Latchaiahpeta in Seethanagaram mandal, on Monday staged a dharna in front of the factory gate demanding the management to settle their arrears to the tune of Rs. 15crore.

When contacted, Reddy Lakshmu Naidu, sangham district president, said managing director Narayanam Srinivasa Rao assured the farmers that Rs. 4 crore that was due for the cane supplied last year would be settled in the next couple of days and the balance in instalments soon. However, the growers continued their protests.

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