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

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Movements for Higher Agricultural Prices

because the price of khandsari sugar had fallen much below the tariff value of sugar, Rs 640 per quintal, fixed in April and continued unchanged till July. The sugar factories have also advanced the same plea and stated that, in spite of their best efforts to pay their workers and growers, they have no liquid funds to do so. This situation may have serious repercussions and may delay crushing in the 1981-82 season. The situation is a delicate one and how the government handles it will become clear in the coming weeks.

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