Mysuru, May 16:- “The government is cheating the sugarcane growers by not increasing the FRP since the past two years. The government should increase the FRP soon and come to the rescue of the farmers,” said the president of sugarcane growers’ association Kuruburu Shanthakumar.
He was addressing at a meeting of the farmers at Kuvempu park near gun house. “State is having a severe drought. The government is not providing electricity to the farmers. Electricity should be supplied to the pumpsets of the farmers,” he urged. More than 50 farmers participated in the meeting. (KS)