Bargarh: Farmers continue strike over delay in paddy procurement

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Bargarh: Scores of farmers staged protest on Dabha-Jharaband road at Dabha market in Bargarh district protesting the delay in paddy procurement.

A group of seven protesting farmers on Thursday resorted to a hunger strike to press their demand and are continuing the agitation today.

The farmers also blocked the road placing paddy sacks on the road.

Though the District sub-collector held a discussion with the agitating farmers on Thursday to withdraw the protest but the meeting remained inconclusive.

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