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Farmers, opposition slam state for its promise of a ‘ miniscule amount’ compared to the net production cost incurred
production in our backyard only. There is no one in the government who understands the farmers’ issue,” said More.
Prithviraj Chavan, Congress leader and former chief minister said that it was failure on the part of the government in not anticipating the bumper production of onion. “With such abysmal subsidy, the government is discouraging the farmers from planting onion next year,” said Chavan.
Nanasaheb Patil said that if at all the government was serious about the farmers plight, then they should provide subsidy for a minimum of Rs500 per quintal.