TJAC Pleads With Centre To Ensure MSP For Chilli Crop

Hyderabad: Telangana JAC steering committee meeting held on Sunday passed a resolution to respond on the problems of the people in the villages immediately.

Speaking to the media later, TJAC chairman Prof. M Kodandaram said the steering committee has discussed the burning problems of the people and chalked out a future course of action plan. He said the meeting also discussed the steps to strengthen the JAC.

He said they would appeal to the Centre to see that the chilli farmers must get Rs 12,000 per quintal.  He also alleged that the farmers were facing a lot of troubles due to absence of minimum support price to their produce.

Demanding that the State government purchase Tur Dal crop, Kodandaram said the JAC will organise a meeting on Singareni dependent jobs in Srirampur in Mancherial district on April 10.  He said the JAC will organise an all-party meeting in Hyderabad on open-cast mining and in the same meeting, the JAC will discuss about steps to protect Dharna Chowk at Indira Park.

He said the JAC will tour tribal areas on tribals losing their lands in the name of Haritha Haram. He revealed that the JAC decided to strengthen the JAC from village-level and for that it will conduct awareness programmes to the members of JAC at Hyderabad besides districts and mandals.

He made it clear that the JAC will extend its full support to the unemployed youth public meeting to be held in Hyderabad.

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