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Farmers suffer loss of Rs 200 billion due to low price of crops

October 02, 2012: Farmers staged a demonstration at Chowk Kutchehry on Monday and burnt the "Phutti" because they are incurring Rs 1200/ maund loss by selling their produce at Rs 1950. The demo was jointly organised by Pakistan Kisan Board (PKB) and Pakistan Kisan Ittehad. Khurshid Kanju of PKB said that the farmers of Southern Punjab have suffered a loss of Rs 200 billion due to low price of cotton, paddy and sugarcane crops and worst power load shedding. These factors have caused…

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