ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Moving Spirits

Optober 26, 1968 the industry must be compelled to revise Its pristine ideas about jute purchases. Last year when raw jute was going abegging at Rs 36 a maund, the mills claimed that they did not have enough funds to step up their purchases which would have stabilised the price at a level remunerative to the farmer. Now that the Bengal farmer, as often in the past, has diverted his land to rice, mills have suddenly found it possible to scramble for limited supplies at nearly twice the price they were willing to pay last year. The creation of a buffer stock is ruled out this year but next year there must be a concerted and

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