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Kerala: Resolve crisis, demand farmers

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Joint Council of Farmers has urged the Central and State Governments to resolve the serious crisis in the agricultural sector in the State caused as a result of the "anti-farmer policies'' of the State and Central Governments.

Speaking to newspersons, the Convenor of the action council, Mr C.K.P. Padmanabhan, said that the farmers were not even getting enough to cover the production cost of major crops such as rubber, coconut, paddy, arecanut, pepper and coffee.

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