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Agra farmer earns Rs 490 from potato crop, sends it to PM Modi in protest

Pradeep Sharma, the farmer from Nagla Nathu village in Agra’s Baroli Aheer area, also alleged corruption in the agriculture department with regard to the crop insurance.
An Agra-based farmer, who could save a mere Rs 490 after selling 19 tonnes of his potato crop, has sent the entire amount to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by money order as a protest.(AFP)
An Agra-based farmer, who could save a mere Rs 490 after selling 19 tonnes of his potato crop, has sent the entire amount to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by money order as a protest.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 02, 2019 09:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Agra | By HT Correspondent

Maharashtra farmer makes profit of Rs 6 on 2,657 kg onions, sends it to CM Fadnavis

The farmer Shreyas Abhale told PTI Sunday that after selling 2657 kg onions at the rate of Rs 1 per kg at the Sangamner wholesale market in the district and adjusting market expenses, he was left with only Rs 6.
A farmer from Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district has sent a money order of Rs 6 to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to mark his protest against crashing prices of onions and paltry returns.(HT File Photo)
A farmer from Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district has sent a money order of Rs 6 to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to mark his protest against crashing prices of onions and paltry returns.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 09:49 AM IST
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