Shortage of fertilizers, sale at premium price flayed

Staff Reporter

Traffic disrupted for six hours at Oddanchatram

DINDIGUL: Traffic was disrupted for six hours on Palani-Dindigul main road at Oddanchatram, as farmers picketed the main road condemning shortage of fertilizers and selling them at premium prices.

Buses were diverted.

Collector R. Vasuki rushed to the spot and assured them to rectify irregularities, if any, in sale of fertilizers.

Collector’s advice

She also advised farmers’ representatives to meet her at the Collectorate on Tuesday to streamline fertilizer supply. Moreover, efforts were on supply fertilizers through cooperatives also. Farmers demanded that the fertilizers should be sold at fixed prices. The shops must display the price list.

One fertilizer sales shop that sold fertilizers at premium price was sealed.

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