Sugarcane farmers again announced protest against govt

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Kathmandu: The Sugarcane Farmers’ Struggle Committee has again announced agitation saying that the government has agreed to pay the remaining dues of the sugarcane farmers within 21 days.

Although the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies has verbally stated that Rs. 570 million has been paid out of the amount of Rs. 650 million and the remaining 80 million has come under the control of the ministry, the struggle committee said in a statement on Thursday.

The statement said that the agitation will continue till the credible and credible details of the farmers have been paid through the farmer’s account