BJP delegation meets Piyush Goyal over paddy procurement issues in Odisha


Bhubaneswar: A delegation of BJP MPs from Odisha on Wednesday met Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Piyush Goyal seeking an inquiry into the alleged irregularities in paddy procurement under the Minimum Support Price (MSP).

The BJP delegation included Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Ashwini Vaishnaw, and Odisha BJP Krushak Morcha president.

They submitted a memorandum alleging a huge discrepancy between the MSP and real selling price of the paddy procured in the State.

The delegation also urged Union Minister Goyal to expedite paddy purchase in the state according to the government guidelines.

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