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Cotton farmers stage demo at Enumamula

Tension prevailed at Enumamula agriculture market with hundreds of cotton farmers staging demonstration demanding procurement that was stalled on Friday.

BJP leader A. Ashok reddy was arrested when he went there to express solidarity to protesting farmers.

Former Minister Baswaraju saraiah, former MP Ponnam Prabhakar and others are staging a demonstration at market. No official was present except polic, who prevented Congress leaders from entering office.

Cong leaders say they will not move until cotton procurement begins.


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