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Maharashtra urges Centre to provide relief to onion farmers


New Delhi, Sept 7 A delegation led by Maharashtra Minister Subhash Desai today met Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ram Vilas Paswan urging them to provide relief to onion farmers.


Desai said that onion prices in the state have dropped drastically leading to the onion farmers facing losses.

The state government also urged the Centre to provide relief to the farmers of which 50 per cent share should be borne by the Centre.

After the meeting Gadkari said the Centre will look into the demands made by the Maharashtra government.


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