Maharashtra farmers to hold ‘rasta roko’ on August 14 for blanket loan waiver

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Farmers’ outfits in Maharashtra will restart their protest to demand a blanked loan waiver and implementation of the Swaminathan commission’s recommendations across the state by staging ‘rasta roko’ on August 14. The commission has suggested 50% minimum support price (MSP) to be given to farmers for crops over and above the input cost. They have also appealed to Maratha outfits for their support.
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