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Farmer March | Maharashtra: Farmers hit by falling onion prices, ‘Long March’ move to Mumbai now file in Thane, demand their rightsOUS News

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New Delhi/Mumbai. Where in hand thousands of farmers and tribals are traveling to Mumbai from Nashik district of North Maharashtra. At the same time, this march has entered Thane district on Thursday. In fact, farmers are now marching to Mumbai over falling onion prices, farm loan waiver and other issues.

At the same time, in the midst of this great outing and long journey by farmers, today at 3 pm, the Chief Minister of the state Shinde (Eknath Shinde) and Deputy CM Fadnavis (Devendra Fadnavis) will have a meeting with farmers. agents at Mantralaya. In fact, the farmers were assured on meeting CM Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis only.

Explained that on Sunday, a foot march started from Dindori town in support of various demands including immediate financial relief of Rs 600 per quintal to onion farmers, unlimited power supply for 12 hours and farm loan waiver.

On the other hand, the Shinde government of Maharashtra has announced last Monday a subsidy of Rs 300 per quintal for onion farmers who were greatly affected by the steep fall in onion prices.

In fact, onion prices have gone down in Maharashtra, as a result of which farmers are getting very low prices for their produce. Note that Nashik district is the major center of onion cultivation in the country.