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 Northern Farmers are only asking for the guaranteed price for their products, says the GA

 Northern Farmers are only asking for the guaranteed price for their products, says the GA

The Farmers in the North are not asking for subsidies. They are only asking for guaranteed price for their products, said the GA, Jaffna District, N.Vethanayagan.

As the factories that were available here before the war are not here now, providing employment is still a problem. But by improving the facilities to the farmers, the Agricultural Sector could be enhanced.

The Farmers are saying that, they don’t want either subsidies or grants. They are only asking for guaranteed prices being paid for their products.

If guaranteed prices are given for their products, they will not ask for anything else. They are asking for guaranteed prices for their products like onions.

20,000 houses are needed for Jaffna. Attention had to be paid on 20,000 woman-Leadership Families and 1,900 families of the Missing persons, the GA further said.5,000 acre lands are to be released yet, said the GA, Jaffna, Nagalingam Vethanayagan. After this regime came to power 3,081 acre lands had been released, he said.

 


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