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”Govt should fix MSP for all farm produce, ensure farmers get that price”

The Central government should not only fix the minimum support price (MSP) for all farm produce, including vegetables, but also ensure that the produce is bought at that price, said a top leader of Tamil Nadu Federation of All Farmers” Association.

According to him, if this is not done, the farmers would be forced to sell at a price fixed by middlemen, which will be less than the cost.

“The proposed amendment to the Essential Commodities Act will only help online traders, foreign investors and multinational companies,” said P.R. Pandian, Tamil Nadu Federation of All Farmers” Association in a statement on Thursday.

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