No milk supply in Maharashtra from today, farmers demand hike in procurement price


Pune,JUL 16:
Workers of farmers’ organisation Swabhimani Shetkari Sangathna (SSS) on Monday morning stopped vehicles near Pune and spilled milk on road thereby preventing it from being supplied to nearby cities.
The organisation is currently protesting to demand price hike for milk farmers.
In a similar incident, the party workers on Sunday vandalised a tanker ferrying milk from Wardha to Nagpur.”Onus of Nagpur incident falls on state government and police. Protests were to begin at 12 am today but police started detaining workers from yesterday morning. They went to their houses and verbally abused women. Later on the party workers reacted. We want to protest peacefully,” SSS leader R Shetti told “Government says milk would be brought from other states, Gujarat and Karnataka.


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