Farmers dump vegetables on road due to low prices in Mysuru

Mysuru, October 24:- Farmers on Thursday dumped vegetables on the road owing to dip in prices. They had brought the vegetables including tomatoes, cauliflower and others to sell at APMC market in the city.

Heavy rainfall in Karnataka including Mysuru district is creating desperate situation for the farmers where they aren’t able to find a proper storage facility to their produce as vegetables is a perishable commodity.

Speaking to media, the president of APMC market said, due to heavy rains in the state and decreased price to farmers for beans, cauliflower, tomatos, the farmers have thrown their produce on the road in protest and he hoped to bring the situation to normal after discussing with vendors about vegetable prices.

The unexpected situation has led to heaps of vegetables scattered on roads. (NAV, Inputs: Agencies)   

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