Farmers Forced To Operate Tractor On Standing Tomato Harvest – Farmers Forced To Operate Tractor On Standing Tomato Harvest

Chhutmalpur (Saharanpur). The Corona curfew broke the back of the vegetable farmers. Prices have fallen so much that farmers are not getting the cost of the harvest. Farmers are forced to drive tractors on their standing crops. Tomato suffers the most. Two rupees per kg of tomato are sold in the market.
As of May 1, the state will have a corona curfew. After that, weddings, parties, mass events, hotels, restaurants, etc. are closed. The consumption of vegetables has decreased. This has had a direct impact on vegetable producers. Vegetables are produced on a large scale in more than fifty villages in the region, including Sherpur, Aurangabad, Rasulpur, Chanchak, Amanatgarh, Alavalpur, Khujnavar, Muzaffarabad, Jajnair and Nowserhadi.
There are currently 25 kg of tomatoes on the market for fifty to sixty rupees, thirty kg of sack of cabbage 100 to 120 rupees, cucumbers four to five rupees kg, closed cabbage two rupees kg. Loki sells for Rs 2.5 to Rs 3, pumpkin Rs 3 and a half.
Arvind from Aurangabad village has two bighas, Kehar Singh two and a half, Ashwani, Vipin seven, Sunderlal seven, Ajay from Sherpur Khanjadpur ten, Kaka 12, Matlub Rao from Khujnavar has 15 bigha tomatoes. They say the cost of transporting the Tudai and Mandi is not even available. Haji Ayyub Pradhan from Gundhwada, Rishipal Singh, Akhlaq and Kanwarpal Pradhan from Nowserhadi said cabbage production has turned out to be a bargain for losses this time around.
Tractor runs on seven bigha tomato harvest
Farmer Lal Singh from Aurangabad village drove a tractor on his seven bigha tomato harvest. They say the cost of twenty thousand rupees per bigha was for the harvest. Now the market is getting a price of two rupees.
Relief for the trumpet-producing farmers
While vegetable production turns out to be a losing business in the Corona era, farmers who produce black trumpets feel relieved. The price for turai is 16-20 rupees per kg in mandi. The 20 kg bundle sells for up to four hundred rupees. Akhti Ankit Goyal of Chhutmalpur Mandi Yard says people are using more trumpet due to the outbreak of fever and other illnesses in the area.
Farmers are demanding compensation for vegetable growers
Dr. Rajbir Kamboj, district vice president of Bhakiyu, and Ajay Pundir, department head in charge of Bhakiyu Tomar, said the government should work out the compensation for the vegetable growers by assessing the loss of crops with the affected accountants.

Chhutmalpur (Saharanpur). The Corona curfew broke the back of the vegetable farmers. Prices have fallen so much that farmers are not getting the cost of the harvest. Farmers are forced to drive tractors on their standing crops. Tomato suffers the most. Two rupees per kg of tomato are sold in the market.

From May 1, there will be a curfew for Corona in the state. After that, weddings, parties, mass events, hotels, restaurants, etc. are closed. The consumption of vegetables has decreased. This has had a direct impact on vegetable producers. Vegetables are produced on a large scale in more than fifty villages in the region, including Sherpur, Aurangabad, Rasulpur, Chanchak, Amanatgarh, Alavalpur, Khujnavar, Muzaffarabad, Jajnair and Nauserhadi.

There are currently 25 kg of tomatoes on the market for fifty to sixty rupees, thirty kg of sack of cabbage 100 to 120 rupees, cucumbers four to five rupees kg, closed cabbage two rupees kg. Loki sells for Rs 2.5 to Rs 3, pumpkin Rs 3 and a half.

Arvind from Aurangabad village has two bighas, Kehar Singh two and a half, Ashwani, Vipin seven, Sunderlal seven, Ajay from Sherpur Khanjadpur ten, Kaka 12, Matlub Rao from Khujnavar has 15 bigha tomatoes. They say the cost of transporting the Tudai and Mandi is not even available. Haji Ayyub Pradhan from Gundhwada, Rishipal Singh, Akhlaq and Kanwarpal Pradhan from Nowserhadi said cabbage production has turned out to be a bargain for losses this time around.

Tractor runs on seven bigha tomato harvest

Farmer Lal Singh from the village of Aurangabad drove a tractor on his seven bigha tomato harvest. They say the cost of twenty thousand rupees per bigha was for the harvest. Now the market is getting a price of two rupees.

Relief for the trumpet-producing farmers

While vegetable production turns out to be a losing business in the Corona era, farmers who produce black trumpets feel relieved. The price for turai is 16-20 rupees per kg in mandi. The 20 kg bundle sells for up to four hundred rupees. Akhti Ankit Goyal of Chhutmalpur Mandi Yard says people are using more trumpet due to the outbreak of fever and other illnesses in the area.

Farmers are demanding compensation for vegetable growers

Dr. Rajbir Kamboj, district vice president of Bhakiyu, and Ajay Pundir, department head in charge of Bhakiyu Tomar, said the government should work out the compensation for the vegetable growers by assessing the loss of crops with the affected accountants.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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